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Thymus  bracteosus Benth.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Thymus  bracteosus Benth. 
SynonymsOriganum bracteosum (Benth.) Kuntze
Territory Southeastern EuropeYugoslavia, (Croatia)
rocks
Description leaves 10-17mm, oblong-spathulate, obtuse, glabrous, in lower half ciliate, inflorescence capitate, bracts long ciliate, calyx hirsute, flowers 6-8mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorpurple
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)
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