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Dianthus  toletanus Boiss. & Reuter   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  toletanus Boiss. & Reuter 
SynonymsDianthus scaber ssp. toletanus (Boiss. & Reut.) Tutin
Territory Southwestern EuropePortugalSpain
grassland and thickets
Altitude700-1300m
Description leaves 5-8cm long, multinerved, linear, acute, flat, flowers of 2-3, calyx purple, lobes acute, corolla 2cm across, petals barbate, dentate, abaxially pale
Size10-35cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typesubshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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