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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Iberis  balansae Jord. 
SynonymsIberis ciliata var. balansae (Jord.) Coss.
 Iberis linifolia ssp. balansae (Jord.) Maire & Weiler
Territory Northern AfricaMorocco
rocks
Description basal leaves large, obovate, entire or remotely dentate, stem leaves spathulate, dentate, flowers large, outer petals 5-7mm, silicles suborbiculate, minute, 6mm
Size5-15cm
Colorlilac, purple
Bloomspring, early summer
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
BibliographyMaire, R. (1952-1987) Flore de l´Afrique du Nord
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