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Lotononis  pungens Eckl. & Zeyh.  trib. Crotalarieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Lotononis  pungens Eckl. & Zeyh.  trib. Crotalarieae
SynonymsLipozygis argentea Meisn.
 Lipozygis kraussiana Meisn.
 Lotononis flava Dümmer
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces
rocky slopes
Description sericeous-lanate, stipules solitary, linear-lanceolate, leaves ternate, leaflets linear-lanceolate, acute, acerose, flowers solitary, pedicellate, opposite of leaves
Size5-20cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typecarpet
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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