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Lessertia  thodei L.Bolus  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Lessertia  thodei L.Bolus  trib. Galegeae
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)LesothoKwaZulu-Natal
grassland
Altitude2100-2900m
Description leaves glabrous, pinnate, leaflets 5-9 pairs, oblong, rounded, 5-9mm, inflorescence 3-8cm, flowers ca. 1cm long, pod papery, subventricose
Size10-20cm
Colorviolet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyPooley E.: Mountain flowers
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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