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Petrorhagia  fasciculata (Margot & Reut.) P.W.Ball & Heywood   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Petrorhagia  fasciculata (Margot & Reut.) P.W.Ball & Heywood 
SynonymsGypsophila fasciculata Margot & Reut. (basionym)
 Saponaria fasciculata (Margot & Reut.) Boiss. & Reut.
 Tunica fasciculata (Margot & Reut.) Boiss.
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreeceKriti
rocks
Altitude60-750m
Description stems filiform, densely leafy, leaves subulate, thick, uninerved, flowers 8-12 in compact, terminal fascicle, calyx lobes lanceolate, membranous, mucronate, petals linear
Size12-18cm
Colorwhitish
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
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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