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Cerastium  banaticum ssp. speciosum (Boiss.) Jalas   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Cerastium  banaticum ssp. speciosum (Boiss.) Jalas 
SynonymsCerastium grandiflorum var. speciosum Boiss. (basionym)
 Cerastium balcanicum Vandas
 Cerastium speciosum (Boiss.) Hausskn.
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaAlbaniaBulgariaEast Aegean Is.GreeceTurkeyYugoslavia, (Macedonia)
grassland
Description long crisped hirsute, leaves rigid, patent, linear-lanceolate, subrevolute, flowers large, sepals oblong, broadly scarious, petals glabrous, bifid
Size10-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, 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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