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Nepeta  menthoides Boiss. & Buhse   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Nepeta  menthoides Boiss. & Buhse 
Territory Western AsiaIranIraq
grassland and rocks
Altitude3000-3300m
Description densely grey tomentose, leaves shortly petiolate, cuneate, oblong, acute, denticulate, whorls sessile, few flowered, approximate in narrow, oblong spike, bracts linear
Size20-30cm
Colorblue
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division in early spring; basal cuttings in late spring
BibliographyFlora Orientalis (Boissier) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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