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Lotononis  pumila Eckl. & Zeyh.  trib. Crotalarieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Lotononis  pumila Eckl. & Zeyh.  trib. Crotalarieae
SynonymsLeptidium erubescens (E.Mey.) C.Presl
 Lotononis erubescens (E.Mey.) Druce
 Polylobium erubescens (E.Mey.) D.Dietr.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Description thinly silvery sericeous, stipules minute, oblong, solitary, leaflets very short, obovate-orbiculate or cuneate, flowers 2-4 in umbellate inflorescence
Size5-10cm
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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