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Centaurea  pubescens Willd.  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  pubescens Willd.  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCentaurea incana Desf.
 Centaurea incana ssp. pubescens (Willd.) Maire
 Centaurea rupicola Pomel
Territory Northern AfricaAlgeriaMoroccoTunisia
rocky slopes
Description grey hirsute, sublanate, basal leaves 1-2-pinnatipartite, stem leaves smaller, not decurrent, capitula solitary, ovoid, conical, involucre ovate, coriaceous, ciliate
Size10-20cm
Colorpurple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyBattandier, J.A. & M.Trabut (1888) Flore de l´Algérie
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