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Hippocrepis  eriocarpa (Boiss.) Boiss.  trib. Loteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Hippocrepis  eriocarpa (Boiss.) Boiss.  trib. Loteae
SynonymsCoronilla eriocarpa Boiss. (basionym)
 Hippocrepis squamata ssp. eriocarpa (Boiss.) Nyman
Territory Southwestern EuropeSpain
rocky slopes
Altitude1100-1800m
Description leaves to 8cm long, petiolate, leaflets 4-5 pairs, obovate or elliptic, mucronate, densely sericeous, inflorescence axillary, pedicellate, 4-7-flowered, corolla 10-12mm long
Size7-25cm
Coloryellow, yellowish purple
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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