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Diascia  stachyoides Hiern  trib. Hemimerideae 
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FamilySCROPHULARIACEAE
Genus species var.Diascia  stachyoides Hiern  trib. Hemimerideae
SynonymsDiascia flanaganii Hiern
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)Lesotho
grassland
Altitude1900-2000m
Description leaves broadly ovate, often wider than longer, densely glandular-pilose, shallowly dentate, 1-2cm long, flowers 15-20mm across, in axils of orbiculate bracts
Size15-45cm
Colordark pink
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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