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Dianthus  cintranus Boiss. & Reut.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  cintranus Boiss. & Reut. 
SynonymsDianthus gaditanus ssp. hispanicus (F.N.Williams) Maire
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlgeriaMoroccoPortugalSpainTunisia
rocky slopes
Altitude50-600m
Description leaves 0,5-2mm wide, flat, acute or acuminate, lower leaves sometimes obtuse, inflorescence ramose, corolla lobes 4-10mm long, obovate, dentate, barbate to glabrous
Size15-35cm
Colorrose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typelax carpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18C
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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