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Micromeria  hispida Benth.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Micromeria  hispida Benth. 
SynonymsClinopodium hispidum (Benth.) Kuntze
 Satureja candica Greuter & Burdet
 Satureja hispida (Benth.) Nyman
Territory Southeastern EuropeKriti
rocky slopes
Description densely adpressed pubescent, leaves 3-6mm, triangular-ovate to elliptic, acute, entire, flat, subsessile, whorls 1-6-flowered, flowers 5-8mm long
Size10-30cm
Colorpurple
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, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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