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Plantago  mauritanica Boiss. & Reut.   
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Plantago  mauritanica Boiss. & Reut. 
SynonymsPsyllium mauritanicum (Boiss. & Reut.) Soják
Territory Northern AfricaAlgeriaMorocco
rocky slopes
Description stems pubescent, leaves lanceolate-linear, 3-nerved, scapes erect, rigid, longer than leaves, heads few-flowered, bracts ovate, rigid, sepals ovate, ciliate
Size5-12cm
Color
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained 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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