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Santolina  africana Jord. & Fourr.  trib. Anthemideae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Santolina  africana Jord. & Fourr.  trib. Anthemideae
SynonymsOrmenis africana (Jord. & Fourr.) Litard. & Maire
 Ormenis pseudosantolina Maire
 Santolina adscensionis Sennen
Territory Northern AfricaAlgeriaMoroccoTunisia
dry, stony grassland
Description basal leaves linear-cylindrical, short, obtuse, stem leaves pinnatipartite, segments linear, biseriate, capitula solitary, discoid, phyllaries ovate-oblong, lanate
Size15-25cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typesubshrub, cushion
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyQuézel, P. & S.Santa (1963) Nouvelle Flore de l´Algérie
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