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Senecio  cordifolius L.f.  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Senecio  cordifolius L.f.  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsCineraria chamaedrifolia Lam.
 Cineraria mitellifolia LHr
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland
Altitude500-1200m
Description glabrous, roots tuberous. leaves petiolate, broadly cordate or ovate, obtuse, rigid, sharply serrate, abaxially pale, capitula 1-few, long pedunculate, phyllaries acute
Size10-30cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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