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Leontopodium  japonicum var. microcephalum Hand.-Mazz.  trib. Gnaphalieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Leontopodium  japonicum var. microcephalum Hand.-Mazz.  trib. Gnaphalieae
SynonymsLeontopodium microcephalum (Hand.-Mazz.) Y.Ling
Territory ChinaChina North-Central, (ShaanxiShanxi)China Southeast, (Henan)
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude800-1700m
Description stems thin, ca. 1mm, densely leafy, leaves linear-lanceolate to linear, 15-45mm, acuminate, capitula in compact corymb, bracts oblong-lanceolate, 13-25mm long
Size10-25cm
Coloryellowish
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-20°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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