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Aethionema  saxatile ssp. athoum (Griseb.) Hayek   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Aethionema  saxatile ssp. athoum (Griseb.) Hayek 
SynonymsAethionema gracile var. athoum Griseb. (basionym)
 Aethionema balansae Boiss.
 Aethionema glaucescens Halácsy
Territory Southeastern EuropeAlbaniaBulgariaGreeceYugoslavia, (MacedoniaSerbia)
rocky slopes
Description leaves opposite, glaucous, subsessile, ovate or obovate, obtuse, raceme capitate, in fruit elongate, flowers minute, petals oblong-cuneate
Size10-20cm
Colorpale rose
Bloomspring
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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