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Helianthemum  geniorum Maire   
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FamilyCISTACEAE
Genus species var.Helianthemum  geniorum Maire 
SynonymsHelianthemum geniorum var. grandiflorum Quézel
Territory Northern AfricaAlgeria
dry, rocky slopes
Description glabrous or glabrescent, leaves elliptic, flat, sepals elliptic-lanceolate, mucronate, petals equally long as sepals, flowers solitary, often cleistogamic
Size10-25cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring
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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