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Gazania  rigens (L.) Gaertn.  trib. Arctotidae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Gazania  rigens (L.) Gaertn.  trib. Arctotidae
SynonymsOthonna rigens L. (basionym)
 Gazania pavonia R.Br.
 Gazania splendens Lem.
Territory Southern AfricaCape ProvincesKwaZulu-Natal
sands and rocks
Altitude0-100m
Description leaves to 8cm long, lanceolate to narrowly obovate, entire or pinnatilobate, green and glabrous adaxially, abaxially white tomentose, capitula 7cm with black-brown centre
Size10-15cm
Colororange, yellow
Bloomsummer, autumn
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy 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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