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Atraphaxis muschketowii Krasn.

Shrubby buckwheat


Shrub 0.50-1.0 (-1.8) m. Leaves large, 3-6 cm long. Flowers green-white, large and numerous. Very attractive when flowering (one month) and fruiting (one month). Gem of the genus. Heat resistant. Z 5. New.

Central Asia (Tien Shan). In meadows, on hills, along streams.

A. frutescens (L.) C. Koch is close related to A. muschketowii, but smaller in all sizes (about 50 cm tall). It occurs in southern European parts of Russia, western Siberia, Central Asia. New.


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