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Thymelaea  villosa (L.) Endl.   
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FamilyTHYMELAEACEAE
Genus species var.Thymelaea  villosa (L.) Endl. 
SynonymsDaphne villosa L. (basionym)
 Passerina villosa (L.) Wikstr.
 Stellera villosa (L.) Kuntze
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaMoroccoPortugalSpain
rocky slopes
Altitude100-1300m
Description young shoots, flowers and upper part of leaves long adpressed hirsute, leaves 10-13mm, oblong to narrowly elliptic, adaxially glabrous, flowers solitary, ebracteate
Size20-40cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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