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Thymus broussonetii

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Authors: Boiss.  

Botanical Description

much branched habit, 15-30cm tall. Leaves elliptic to narrowly ovate, about 1.8cm long, glabrous, thickly gland-dotted. Floral bracts broadly ovate, to 1.5cm long, purplish-red. Flowers to 1.8cm long, red to purple-red, in rounded to ovoid spikes up to 4cm long. Morocco. A striking species but only half-hardy.