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Petrorhagia  rhiphaea (Pau & Font Quer) P.W.Ball & Heywood   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Petrorhagia  rhiphaea (Pau & Font Quer) P.W.Ball & Heywood 
SynonymsTunica rhiphaea Pau & Font Quer (basionym)
Territory Northern AfricaMorocco
rocks
Altitude1300-1400m
Description stems basally glabrous, apically glandular-pubescent, basal leaves 4-8mm, linear, obtuse, inflorescence lax, calyx pubescent, lobes ovate, obtuse, petals purple-striate
Size5-15cm
Colorpale yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyMaire, R. (1952-1987) Flore de l´Afrique du Nord
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