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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  janeri Graells  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCentaurea iserniana Willk. & Lange
 Centaurea janeri ssp. babiana M.Laínz
Territory Southwestern EuropeSpain
rocks
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description leaves linear-lanceolate, entire, acute, grey-white lanate, capitula solitary, sessile, surrounded by upper leaves, involucre oblong, phyllaries conspicuously veined, tomentose
Size5-10cm
Colorpinkish violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
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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