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Gazania  linearis (Thunb.) Druce  trib. Arctotidae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Gazania  linearis (Thunb.) Druce  trib. Arctotidae
SynonymsGorteria linearis Thunb. (basionym)
 Gazania kraussii Sch.Bip.
 Gazania longiscapa DC.
Territory Southern AfricaCape ProvincesKwaZulu-Natal
steppes
Altitude5-1300m
Description leaves more or less in rosette, narrowly lanceolate to linear, rarely pinnatipartite, adaxially glabrous, white tomentose abaxially, capitula to 7cm across
Size10-30cm
Colororange, yellow
Bloomsummer, autumn
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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