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Centaurea  ptarmicoides Halácsy  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  ptarmicoides Halácsy  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCentaurea deusta var. epirotica Bald.
 Centaurea epirotica (Bald.) Halácsy
 Centaurea deustiformis ssp. ptarmicifolia Dostál
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreece
rocky slopes
Altitude2200-2600m
Description leaves in rosette, grey tomentose, pinnate, segments oblong-spathulate, stem leaves sessile, subentire, capitula involucre large, orbiculate-ovoid
Size5-12cm
Colorrose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
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
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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