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Cyanus  epirotus (Halácsy) Holub  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Cyanus  epirotus (Halácsy) Holub  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCentaurea epirota Halácsy (basionym)
Territory Southeastern EuropeAlbaniaGreece
grassland
Description appresed lanate, leaves in outline oblong, lyrate, lateral segments 2-3-pairs, oblong, the terminal large, ovate or orbiculate, capitula solitary, radiate
Size10-20cm
Colorpurple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, 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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