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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Geranium  nanum Batt. 
SynonymsGeranium cinereum ssp. nanum (Batt.) Maire
 Geranium pyrenaicum var. nanum (Batt.) A.Terracc.
Territory Northern AfricaMorocco
rocks
Altitude2800-3600m
Description basal leaves 8-10mm, in outline orbiculate, palmatipartite, segments 5-7, triangular, trilobate, pilose, stem leaves absent, flowers of two in cyme, petals 10-12mm long
Size1-5cm
Colorwhitish, rose
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyMaire, R. (1952-1987) Flore de l´Afrique du Nord
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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