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Helianthemum  kahiricum Delile   
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FamilyCISTACEAE
Genus species var.Helianthemum  kahiricum Delile 
SynonymsHelianthemum libycum Pomel
 Helianthemum kahiricum var. libycum (Pomel) Batt.
Territory Northern AfricaWestern Asia
dry, rocky slopes
Description pubescent, leaves ovate-lanceolate, green, revolute, inflorescence 5-12-flowered, rather dense, petals translucent
Size5-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typesubshrub
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
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyQuézel, P. & S.Santa (1963) Nouvelle Flore de l´Algérie
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