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Haplocarpha  rueppellii (Sch.Bip.) K.Lewin  trib. Arctotidae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Haplocarpha  rueppellii (Sch.Bip.) K.Lewin  trib. Arctotidae
SynonymsSchnittspahnia rueppellii Sch.Bip. (basionym)
 Arctotis pygmaea A.Rich.
 Landtia kilimandjarica Hutch. & M.B.Moss
Territory East Tropical Africa
rocky slopes
Altitude2400-4700m
Description stoloniferous, leaves in flat rosette, to 10cm long, orbiculate, entire to coarsely serrate, adaxially shiny, capitula ca. 3cm across, subsessile in centre of rosette
Size5-10cm
Colorrich yellow
Bloomspring, early summer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in spring; cuttings of rosettes in late summer
BibliographyGraham, R.A. (1960) Flora of Tropical East Africa
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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