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Dimorphotheca  caulescens Harv.  trib. Calenduleae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Dimorphotheca  caulescens Harv.  trib. Calenduleae
SynonymsDimorphotheca dekindtii O.Hoffm.
 Osteospermum caulescens (Harv.) Harv.
Territory Southern AfricaCape ProvincesLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree StateSwazilandNorthern Provinces
grassland
Altitude1200-2100m
Description basal leaves narrow, 15cm long, entire or with few, hard teeth, tapered to petiolate base, capitula solitary, ligules abaxially bluish, disc whitish
Size10-40cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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