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Onosma  echinata Desf.   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Onosma  echinata Desf. 
SynonymsOnosma aleppica Boiss.
Territory Western AsiaIranLebanon-SyriaPalestineTurkey
sands and rocks
Description long white hirsute, cuspidate-setose, stem leaves sessile, narrowly lanceolate, entire, 2-5cm, flowers pedicellate in secund raceme, corolla tubular-campanulate
Size15-20cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyDavis, P.H. et I.C.Hedge: Flora of Turkey (1965-1988)
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