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Aethionema  saxatile ssp. graecum (Boiss. & Heldr.) Hayek   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Aethionema  saxatile ssp. graecum (Boiss. & Heldr.) Hayek 
SynonymsAethionema graecum Boiss. & Heldr. (basionym)
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreece
rocks
Description branchlets numerous, leaves crowded, minute, ovate or oblong, flowers large, silicles obovate, retuse, winged, wings entire
Size5-10cm
Colorrose
Bloomspring
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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