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Diarthron  altaica (Pers.) Kit Tan   
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FamilyTHYMELAEACEAE
Genus species var.Diarthron  altaica (Pers.) Kit Tan 
SynonymsStellera altaica Pers. (basionym)
 Stelleropsis altaica (Pers.) Pobed.
 Wikstroemia altaica (Pers.) Domke
Territory SiberiaMiddle AsiaChinaAltayXinjiangKazakhstan
rocky slopes
Description glabrous, leaves lanceolate, acute, shortly petiolate, 1-2cm long, flowers in terminal, capitate racemes, petals spreading, ovate, acute
Size20-50cm
Colorpinkish white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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