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Selago  galpinii Schltr.   
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FamilySCROPHULARIACEAE
Genus species var.Selago  galpinii Schltr. 
SynonymsSelago cooperi Rolfe
 Selago sandersonii Rolfe
Territory Southern AfricaCape ProvincesLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree StateNorthern Provinces
rocky slopes
Altitude1500-2600m
Description branches pubescent, leaves crowded, linear, green-grey in youth, then green and glabrous, flowers small, in compact terminal panicle, corolla tubular, pentamerous
Size15-50cm
Colordark lilac
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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