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Erodium  arborescens (Desf.) Willd.   
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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Erodium  arborescens (Desf.) Willd. 
SynonymsGeranium arborescens Desf. (basionym)
 Erodium hussoni Boiss.
Territory Northern AfricaWestern AsiaEgyptLibyaPalestineSinaiTunisia
rocks
Description pruinose, leaves thick, ovate-cordate, lobate, crenate, pedicells 4-6-flowered, bracts large, ovate, tomentose, sepals oblong, shortly mucronate
Size10-15cm
Colorpurple
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Orientalis (Boissier) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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