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Centaurea  lancifolia Spreng.  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  lancifolia Spreng.  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsAmberboa lancifolia (Spreng.) DC.
 Chartolepis lancifolia (Spreng.) Fenzl
 Wagenitzia lancifolia (Spreng.) Dostál
Territory Southeastern EuropeKriti
rocks
Description pale green, scabrous. stems densely leafy, leaves rigid, lanceolate, acute, shortly decurrent, the upper auriculate, capitula solitary, involucral bracts yellow, shortly spinose
Size20-30cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
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
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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