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Petrorhagia  dianthoides (Sm.) P.W.Ball & Heywood   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Petrorhagia  dianthoides (Sm.) P.W.Ball & Heywood 
SynonymsGypsophila dianthoides Sm. (basionym)
 Tunica dianthoides (Sm.) Fisch. & C.A.Mey.
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreeceKriti
rocks
Description glabrous, woody-based, stems numerous, ramose, leaves subulate, acute, uninerved, flowers 3-5 in head, involucral bracts lanceolate, acute, petals oblong-spathulate
Size15-25cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
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
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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