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Thymus  willdenowii Boiss.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Thymus  willdenowii Boiss. 
SynonymsThymus afer (Pau & Font Quer) Villar
 Thymus diffusus Benth.
 Thymus hirtus Willd.
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlgeriaMoroccoSpain
rocks
Altitude1000-2400m
Description leaves 5-13mm, linear, revolute, finely shortly hirsute, at base ciliate, flowers in approximate whorls, bracts lanceolate, calyx 4-5mm, sparsely hirsute, corolla 6-7mm
Size12-22cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeprocumbent subshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, light, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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