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Pteronia  mucronata DC.  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Pteronia  mucronata DC.  trib. Astereae
SynonymsPteronia dinteri S.Moore
 Pteronia mucronata ssp. dinteri (S.Moore) Merxm.
Territory Southern AfricaBotswanaCape ProvincesNamibiaFree State
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude600-1800m
Description glabrous, leaves opposite, at base connate, crowded, linear, carnose, obtuse, ciliate, capitula terminal, solitary, sessile, involucre oblong, viscid, phyllaries mucronate
Size15-90cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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