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Centaurea  josiae Humbert  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Centaurea  josiae Humbert  trib. Cardueae
Territory Northern AfricaMorocco
rocks and scree
Description leaves in rosette, broadly ovate, sparsely lanate, entire, or lyrate, capitula large, sessile in the midst of rosette
Size3-8cm
Colorrose, purple
Bloomsummer
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
BibliographyQuézel, P. & S.Santa (1963) Nouvelle Flore de l´Algérie
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