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Hippocrepis  valentina Boiss.  trib. Loteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Hippocrepis  valentina Boiss.  trib. Loteae
SynonymsHippocrepis balearica ssp. valentina (Boiss.) Hrabětová
Territory Southwestern EuropeSpain
rocks
Altitude10-1800m
Description subglabrous, leaves 5-7cm, petiolate, leaflets 3-5 pairs, 9-18mm, abaxially sericeous, elliptic, acuminate, inflorescence axillary, pedicellate, 6-8-flowered
Size5-35cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1 month, 18-21°C
basal cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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