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Myricaria  rosea W.W.Sm.   
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FamilyTAMARICACEAE
Genus species var.Myricaria  rosea W.W.Sm. 
Territory ChinaIndian SubcontinentChina South-Central, (Yunnan)TibetEast Himalaya, (BhutanSikkim)NepalWest Himalaya, (Uttaranchal)
alluvial gravel
Altitude2600-5300m
Description leaves grey-green, broadly lanceolate, glandular punctate, 5-10mm long, dense, more or less imbricate, flowers 5-7mm long in compact spike, 3-8cm long
Size20-30cm
Colorpink, pinkish purple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typedecumbent shrub
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, sunny site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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