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Petrocoptis  montserratii Fern.Casas   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Petrocoptis  montserratii Fern.Casas 
SynonymsSilene montserratii (Fern.Casas) Mayol & Rosselló
 Petrocoptis albaredae (P.Monts.) P.Monts.
 Petrocoptis crassifolia ssp. albaredae P.Monts.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSpain
rocks
Altitude800-1900m
Description leaves shortly petiolate, stem leaves sessile, lanceolate, calyx 8-9mm long, petals 14-16mm long, abaxially white
Size15-40cm
Colorrose
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca+
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
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
BibliographyFlora Iberica (Castroviejo, B. ed.) bibdigital.rjb.csic.es
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