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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  requienii Otth 
SynonymsMelandrium requienii (Otth) Rohrb.
 Silenanthe requienii (Otth) Tzvelev
Territory Southwestern EuropeCorse
rocks
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description basal leaves broadly spathulate, thick, epunctate, stem leaves small, remote, flowers 15mm across, solitary, calyx to 3cm long, cylindrical
Size15-30cm
Colordark red
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, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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