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Galium  tendae Rchb.f.   
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FamilyRUBIACEAE
Genus species var.Galium  tendae Rchb.f. 
SynonymsGalium baldense ssp. tendae (Rchb.f.) P.Fourn.
 Galium helveticum ssp. tendae (Rchb.f.) Arcang.
 Galium pusillum var. tendae (Rchb.f.) Nyman
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeFranceItaly
rocks
Altitudealpine
Description taproot, shortly stoloniferous, leaves 6-10mm in whorls of 6-8, oblanceolate, glabrous, inflorescence ovoid-oblong, many flowered, flowers rotate, 2-3mm across, lobes acute
Size5-10cm
Coloryellowish white
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typesubshrub
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
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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