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Streptocarpus  pentherianus Fritsch   
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FamilyGESNERIACEAE
Genus species var.Streptocarpus  pentherianus Fritsch 
Territory Southern AfricaLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree StateNorthern Provinces
shady rocks
Altitude1200-2300m
Description leaves 1-3, abaxially reddish, sparsely hirsute, margins sinuate, inflorescence with 8-12 flowers, flowers 18mm long, tube violet, narrow, curvate
Size2-35cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, humous, gravelly soil, shade
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 21-24°C
division in spring and in late summer; leaf cuttings in summ
BibliographyPooley E.: Mountain flowers
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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