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Micromeria  filiformis (Aiton) Benth.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Micromeria  filiformis (Aiton) Benth. 
SynonymsThymus filiformis Aiton (baisonym)
 Clinopodium filiforme (Aiton) Kuntze
 Satureja filiformis (Aiton) Mutel
Territory Southwestern EuropeBalearesCorseSardegna
rocky slopes
Description glabrous, branchlets filiform, leaves subsessile, ovate, entire, obtuse, flat, whorls 2-flowered, flowers pedicelate, calyx lobes subulate, sparsely lanate
Size10-20cm
Colorwhite, pale rose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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