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Cyanus  fuscomarginatus (K.Koch) Greuter  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Cyanus  fuscomarginatus (K.Koch) Greuter  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCentaurea axillaris var. fuscomarginata K.Koch (basionym)
 Centaurea fuscomarginata (K.Koch) Juz.
 Centaurea triumfetti ssp. cana (Sm.) Dostál
Territory Eastern EuropeCaucasusKrymNorth Caucasus
rocks and scree
Altitudesubalpine
Description grey arachnose-tomentose, lower leaves oblong, obtuse, entire to lyrate, shortly petiolate, stem leaves lanceolate, acuminate, entire, sessile, capitula 1-3, involucre glabrous
Size8-30cm
Colorlilac-pink
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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