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Lotononis  varia (E.Mey.) Steud.  trib. Crotalarieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Lotononis  varia (E.Mey.) Steud.  trib. Crotalarieae
SynonymsTelina varia E.Mey. (basionym)
 Lotononis excisa Steud.
 Lotononis stipularis Schltr.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Description glabrous or thinly pubescent, stipules in pairs, foliate, ovate or oblong, leaflets obovate to cuneate, mucronate, flowers in umbel or in interrupted raceme
Size10-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub, carpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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