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Macrotomia  densiflora (Ledeb.) J.F.Macbr.   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Macrotomia  densiflora (Ledeb.) J.F.Macbr. 
SynonymsLithospermum densiflorum Ledeb. (basionym)
 Arnebia densiflora (Ledeb.) Ledeb.
 Macrotomia cephalotes (A.DC.) Boiss.
Territory Southeastern EuropeCaucasusWestern AsiaGreeceNorth CaucasusTranscaucasusTurkey
rocks
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description basal leaves to 10cm, lanceolate, acute, sessile, entire, appressed hirsute, stem leaves dense, linear-lanceolate, flowers in dense head, 5-10cm broad, limb 2cm in diam.
Size15-20cm
Colorgolden-yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; root cuttings in late winter
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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