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Monsonia  grandifolia R.Knuth   
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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Monsonia  grandifolia R.Knuth 
SynonymsMonsonia alexandraensis R.Knuth
 Monsonia lanceolata R.Knuth
 Monsonia rudatisii R.Knuth
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)KwaZulu-Natal
steppes
Altitude1500-1700m
Description hirsute and glandular, leaves large, oval, finely crenate, long petiolate, flowers 1-2, petals 2-3cm, sepals at base connate, glandular
Size10-40cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem erect
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 21-24°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyPooley E.: Field guide to wild flowers Kwa-Zulu Natal...
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