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Bolanthus  thymifolius (Sm.) Phitos   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Bolanthus  thymifolius (Sm.) Phitos 
SynonymsGypsophila thymifolia Sm. (basionym)
 Bolanthus graecus var. thymifolius (Sm.) Barkoudah
 Gypsophila polygonoides ssp. thymifolia (Sm.) Hayek
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaBulgariaEast Aegean Is.Greece
rocky slopes
Description shortly viscid sericeous-hirsute, stems filiform, leaves carnose, linear-spathulate, at base attenuate, acute, flowers 3-5 in head, calyx adpressed hirsute, petals ovate
Size10-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
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
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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