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Acantholimon  pterostegium Bunge  sect. Pterostegia 
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FamilyPLUMBAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Acantholimon  pterostegium Bunge  sect. Pterostegia
SynonymsArmeriastrum pterostegium (Bunge) Kuntze
Territory Middle AsiaWestern AsiaIranTurkmenistan
rocky slopes
Altitude600-1800m
Description erinaceous, glaucous, leaves rigid, acerose, adaxially flat, abaxially obtusely carinate, on margins scabrous, heads minute, 2-3, terminal, sessile, spikelets 2-3-flowered
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite, rose
Bloomspring
Ca
Typeshrub, cushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 month, 10-16°C
half-ripe cuttings in midsummer, stimulator
BibliographyFlora Orientalis (Boissier) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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