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Gnidia  capitata L.f.   
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FamilyTHYMELAEACEAE
Genus species var.Gnidia  capitata L.f. 
SynonymsLasiosiphon capitatus (L.f.) Burtt Davy
 Lasiosiphon linifolius Decne.
 Lasiosiphon similis C.H.Wright
Territory East Tropical AfricaSouthern Africa
steppes
Altitude60-200m
Description leaves narrow, 30x3-6mm, sharply acute, green to blue-grey, capitate inflorescence surrounded by broad leaves, flowers 6mm long, calyx velutinous-hirsute
Size15-90cm
Coloryellow, orange
Bloomspring
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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