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FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Geum  capense Thunb. 
Territory Southern AfricaCape ProvincesLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree StateNorthern Provinces
grassland
Altitude750-3300m
Description softly hirsute, leaves basal, broadly ovate, thick, dark green, dentate, stem leaves small, flowers 35mm across, in few flowered, branched raceme
Size15-50cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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