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Othonna  retrorsa DC.  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Othonna  retrorsa DC.  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsOthonna retrorsa var. spektakelensis (Compton) G.D.Rowley
 Othonna spektakelensis Compton
 Othonna zeyheri Harv.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland
Altitude600-1200m
Description leaves crowded at base, in rosettes, oblong-spathulate, tapered to base, acute, rigid, thin, distinctly reticulate, ciliate, peduncles sulcate, capitula in corymb
Size5-35cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typesucculent subshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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