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Alkanna  methanaea Hausskn.   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Alkanna  methanaea Hausskn. 
SynonymsAlkanna graeca ssp. methanaea (Hausskn.) Nyman
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreece
rocks
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description densely glandular pubescent and setose, basal leaves 5-12cm, lanceolate, stem leaves oblong-lanceolate, bracts linear-lanceolate, flowers in terminal cyme, limb 6-7mm
Size10-30cm
Coloryellowish
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
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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