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Pteronia  empetrifolia DC.  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Pteronia  empetrifolia DC.  trib. Astereae
SynonymsPteronia foleyi Hutch. & Phill.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Northern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Altitude500-1400m
Description glabrous, viscid, leaves opposite, densely crowded, patent, linear, obtuse, thick, entire, capitula solitary, terminal, sessile, phyllaries oblong, obtuse
Size25-60cm
Colorpurple
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained 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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