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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  burchellii DC. 
SynonymsSilene dinteri Engl.
Territory East Tropical AfricaSouthern Africa
grassland
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description shortly hirsute, leaves narrowly lanceolate to linear, 2-4cm long, flowers 12-20mm across in lax raceme, petals bifid
Size15-25cm
Colorpale pink, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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