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n. - Genus of Mediterranean subshrubs with rayless flower heads.

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  • There are no endemic genera; endemics are at the subgenus and species level only (for example, the subgenera Santolina and Kittariana of the genus Tanacetum).
  • Santolina fra¬≠grantissima of Forskal, which grew here in great plenty.
  • This leaves me with a handsome green fountain of smooth foliage, which prompts me to remove the dulling brass buttons of the sub-shrub Santolina chamaecyparissus,...
  • Santolina.
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