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Sebaea  spathulata (E.Mey.) Steud.   
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FamilyGENTIANACEAE
Genus species var.Sebaea  spathulata (E.Mey.) Steud. 
SynonymsBelmontia spathulata E.Mey. (basionym)
 Belmontia flanaganii Schinz
 Sebaea flanaganii (Schinz) Schinz
Territory Southern AfricaCape ProvincesLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree State
grassland
Altitude1900-3355m
Description basal leaves carnose, spathulate, 14cm long, stem leaves smaller, flowers in compact inflorescence, bracts carnose, corolla 10-15mm across, tube 1cm long, sweetly fragrant
Size15-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem erect
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyPooley E.: Field guide to wild flowers Kwa-Zulu Natal...
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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