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Centaurea  haenseleri (Boiss.) Boiss.  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  haenseleri (Boiss.) Boiss.  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCentaurea acaulis var. haenseleri Boiss. (basionym)
 Colymbada haenseleri (Boiss.) Holub
Territory Southwestern EuropeSpain
rocky slopes
Altitude900-1200m
Description leaves grey tomentose, pinnatisect, segments ovate-oblong to linear-lanceolate, entire to denticulate, capitula 1-3, involucre ovoid, appendages with brown spine
Size1-5cm
Colororange yellow
Bloomsummer
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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