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Aethionema  thomasianum J.Gay   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Aethionema  thomasianum J.Gay 
SynonymsAethionema saxatile ssp. thomasianum (J.Gay) P.Fourn.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeFranceItalySpainSwitzerland
rocks
Description basal leaves ovate or oblong, obtuse. the upper narrower, often acute, flowers in raceme, petals 1-3mm long, silicles large, imbricate, erect, winged
Size10-15cm
Colorpink, white
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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