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Centaurea  amblensis Graells  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  amblensis Graells  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCentaurea luisieri Samp.
 Colymbada amblensis (Graells) Fern.Casas & Susanna
Territory Southwestern EuropePortugalSpain
rocky slopes
Description leaves lanate, pinnatisect to pinnatipartite, segments broadly ovate, serrate, capitula 8-12, involucre oblong, appendages lanceolate, apical spine 5mm long
Size1-5cm
Colorrose
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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