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Nepeta  macrosiphon Boiss.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Nepeta  macrosiphon Boiss. 
SynonymsGlechoma macrosiphon (Boiss.) Kuntze
 Nepeta glandulosa Blakelock
Territory Western AsiaIranIraqTurkey
rocky slopes
Altitude1800-3500m
Description grey pubescent, leaves cordate-ovate, coarsely obtusely dentate or lobate, upper leaves sessile, small, cymes 5-7-flowered, bracts minute, lanceolate, flowers 2-3cm long
Size20-40cm
Colorbluish violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
basal cuttings in late spring
BibliographyFlora Orientalis (Boissier) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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