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FamilyPLUMBAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Armeria  atlantica Pomel 
SynonymsArmeria fibrosa Pomel
 Armeria leucantha Boiss.
 Armeria longearistata Boiss.
Territory Northern AfricaAlgeriaMorocco
rocky slopes
Description leaves lanceolate, 3-nerved, ciliate, the outer shorter, bracts of involucre equally large, the outer lanceolate, acuminate, the inner obovate, shortly acuminate, mucronate
Size10-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyBattandier, J.A. & M.Trabut (1888) Flore de l´Algérie
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