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Diascia  megathura Hilliard & B.L.Burtt  trib. Hemimerideae 
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FamilySCROPHULARIACEAE
Genus species var.Diascia  megathura Hilliard & B.L.Burtt  trib. Hemimerideae
Territory Southern AfricaLesothoKwaZulu-Natal
grassland and scree
Altitude1800-2400m
Description leaves broadly ovate, shallowly dentate, to 4cm long, thick, dark green, flowers over 2cm across, in raceme
Size20-45cm
Colorrich pink
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyPooley E.: Field guide to wild flowers Kwa-Zulu Natal...
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