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Aspalathus  myrtillifolia Benth.  trib. Crotalarieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Aspalathus  myrtillifolia Benth.  trib. Crotalarieae
SynonymsAchyronia myrtillifolia (Benth.) Kuntze
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
thickets
Description branchlets pubescent, leaves minute, obovate-spathulate, mucronate, entire, glabrous, flowers 3-4 in heads, bracts minute, dentate, calyx glabrous, lobes lanceolate, acute
Size5-10cm
Colorpale yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
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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