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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Sebaea  thomasii Schinz 
SynonymsExochaenium thomasii (S.Moore) Schinz
 Parasia thomasii S.Moore
 Sebaea jasminiflora Schinz
Territory Southern AfricaCape ProvincesLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree State
bogs, marshes
Altitude2000-2900m
Description leaves dark green, broadly ovate, shiny, to 2cm long, opposite and crowded, flowers 1-4, to 22mm across, tube ca. 2cm long
Size5-30cm
Colorbright yellow
Bloomearly spring
Ca
Typecushion or carpet
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°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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