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Nepeta  floccosa Benth.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Nepeta  floccosa Benth. 
SynonymsNepeta alii Jehan
 Nepeta kunlunshanica C.Y.Yang & B.Wang
 Nepeta vakhanica Pojark.
Territory Middle AsiaWestern AsiaChinaIndian SubcontinentAfghanistanTibetXinjiangPakistanTadzhikistanWest Himalaya
rocky slopes
Altitude2100-3800m
Description lemon scented, leaves broadly cordate, 1-4cm long, densely white lanate, flowers 8-10mm long in sparsely branched, verticillate spike, calyx purple
Size20-40cm
Colorblue, bluish
Bloomlate summer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division in early spring; basal cuttings in late spring
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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