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Hoffmannseggia  sandersonii (Harvey) Engl.  trib. Caesalpinieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Hoffmannseggia  sandersonii (Harvey) Engl.  trib. Caesalpinieae
SynonymsMelanosticta sandersonii Harvey (basionym)
 Pomaria sandersonii (Harv.) B.B.Simpson & G.P.Lewis
Territory Southern AfricaKwaZulu-Natal
steppes
Description stems red hirsute, leaflets 3-7 pairs, dark punctate, inflorescence erect, to 30cm long, flowers ca. 2cm long, pod oblong, densely red hirsute
Size20-40cm
Colorpink, red
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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