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Geocaryum  creticum (Boiss. & Heldr.] Engstrand   
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FamilyAPIACEAE
Genus species var.Geocaryum  creticum (Boiss. & Heldr.] Engstrand 
SynonymsButinia cretica Boiss. & Heldr. (basionym)
 Biasolettia cretica (Boiss. & Heldr.) Nyman
 Huetia cretica (Boiss. & Heldr.) P.W.Ball
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreeceKriti
rocks
Altitude1500-1800m
Description leaves bi- or tripinnate, ultimate segments broadly elliptic to oblong, obtuse, umbels with 3-6 rays, involucre absent, bracts of involucel oblong, ciliate
Size1-5cm
Colorwhite
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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