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Centaurea  eryngioides Lam.  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  eryngioides Lam.  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCentaurea ainetensis Boiss.
 Colymbada eryngioides (Lam.) Holub
Territory Northern AfricaWestern AsiaArabian PeninsulaEgyptLebanon-SyriaPalestineSaudi ArabiaSinai
rocks
Description crispate-pubescent, green, leaves lyrate-pinnatisect, segments minute, obtuse, the terminal ovate-oblong, the lateral minute, oblong, capitula solitary, large
Size10-20cm
Colorrose
Bloomspring
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Orientalis (Boissier) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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