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Hertia  cheirifolia (L.) Kuntze  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Hertia  cheirifolia (L.) Kuntze  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsOthonna cheirifolia L. (basionym)
 Othonnopsis cheirifolia (L.) Jaub. & Spach
Territory Northern AfricaAlgeriaTunisia
dry, stony grassland
Description procumbent, leaves thickish, lanceolate to spathulate, glaucous, sessile, obtuse, capitula solitary, large, floral stem sparsely leafy
Size20-25cm
Colororange yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyQuézel, P. & S.Santa (1963) Nouvelle Flore de l´Algérie
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