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Asperula  boryana (Walp.) Ehrend.   
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FamilyRUBIACEAE
Genus species var.Asperula  boryana (Walp.) Ehrend. 
SynonymsGalium boryanum Walp. (basionym)
 Sherardia pusilla Bory & Chaub.
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreece
rocks
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description leaves 2-5mm, in whorls of 6, elliptic to broadly lanceolate, obtuse, scabrous-hirsute, inflorescence leafy, few flowered, flowers 1-2mm, crateriform, lobes triangular
Size5-15cm
Colororange
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub, cushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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