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Othonna  natalensis Sch.Bip.  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Othonna  natalensis Sch.Bip.  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsOthonna scapigera (Harv.) Harv.
Territory Southern AfricaCape ProvincesLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree StateSwazilandNorthern Provinces
grassland and rocks
Altitude0-2700m
Description leaves erect in basal rosette, 15cm long, thick, blue-green, at base lanate, capitula solitary, terminal, 3-4cm across
Size20-60cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typesucculent subshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyPooley E.: Field guide to wild flowers Kwa-Zulu Natal...
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