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Cousinia  lepida Bunge  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Cousinia  lepida Bunge  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsArctium lepidum (Bunge) Kuntze
Territory Western AsiaIran
dry, stony grassland
Description appresed white hirsute, leaves coriaceous, ovate, shortly petiolate, lobate-dentate, shortly spinose, stem leaves oblong, decurrent, capitula oblong-cylindrical
Size9-12cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Orientalis (Boissier) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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