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Carthamus  duvauxii (Batt. & Trab.) Prain  trib. Cardueae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Carthamus  duvauxii (Batt. & Trab.) Prain  trib. Cardueae
SynonymsCarduncellus duvauxii Batt. & Trab. (basionym)
Territory Northern AfricaAlgeriaMorocco
dry, stony grassland
Description stems densely leafy, basal leaves short, spathulate, the upper large, broadly amplexicaule, nitid, green, spinose, margins cartilagineous, capitula solitary, involucre ciliate
Size10-20cm
Colorblue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
root cuttings in late winter
BibliographyQuézel, P. & S.Santa (1963) Nouvelle Flore de l´Algérie
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