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Rhaponticoides  kasakorum (Iljin) M.V.Agab. & Greuter  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Rhaponticoides  kasakorum (Iljin) M.V.Agab. & Greuter  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCentaurea kasakorum Iljin (basionym)
Territory Eastern EuropeSiberiaMiddle AsiaChina
rocky slopes
Altitude2200-2400m
Description basal leaves green, glabrous, petiolate, elliptic, 15-20cm, pinnate, segments narrowly elliptic, dentate, stem leaves similar, smaller, capitula 1-6, involucre campanulate
Size20-30cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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