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Moltkiopsis  ciliata (Forssk.) I.M.Johnst.   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Moltkiopsis  ciliata (Forssk.) I.M.Johnst. 
SynonymsLithospermum ciliatum Forssk. (basionym)
 Moltkia ciliata (Forssk.) Maire
 Moltkia callosa Wetts.
Territory Northern AfricaWestern AsiaAlgeriaEgyptLibyaMoroccoPalestineSinaiTunisiaWestern Sahara
dry, sandy grassland
Description branchlets whitish, leaves sessile, ovate-lanceolate, coriaceous, cincinni terminal, short and dense, bracts longer than calyx, corolla longer than calyx
Size20-35cm
Colorwhite-violet, blue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, 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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