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Aspalathus  stenophylla Eckl. & Zeyh.  trib. Crotalarieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Aspalathus  stenophylla Eckl. & Zeyh.  trib. Crotalarieae
SynonymsAchyronia stenophylla (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Kuntze
 Aspalathus canaliculata E.Mey.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
thickets
Description branchlets strigose, leaves linear, mucronulate, acute, curvate, canaliculate, rigid, glabrescent, flowers 3-4 in heads, calyx hirsute, lobes subulate
Size10-15cm
Coloryellow
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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