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Helianthemum  origanifolium (Lam.) Pers.   
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FamilyCISTACEAE
Genus species var.Helianthemum  origanifolium (Lam.) Pers. 
SynonymsCistus origanifolius Lam. (basionym)
 Helianthemum marifolium ssp. origanifolium (Lam.) G.López
 Helianthemum serrae Cambess.
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlgeriaBalearesMoroccoPortugalSpain
rocky slopes
Altitude0-1500m
Description leaves broadly ovate to orbiculate-cordate, subglabrous to densely pubescent, stipules usually absent, flowers 4-12 in cymes, petals 3-6mm long
Size5-30cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Med-Checklist ww2.bgbm.org/mcl
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