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Tripteris  aghillana DC.  trib. Calenduleae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Tripteris  aghillana DC.  trib. Calenduleae
SynonymsOsteospermum picridioides DC.
 Osteospermum scariosum DC.
 Tripteris natalensis Harv.
Territory Southern AfricaBotswanaCape ProvincesLesothoNamibiaFree StateNorthern Provinces
grassland
Altitude100-1900m
Description basal leaves numerous, ligulate, sessile, obtuse, sinuate, coriaceous, glabrous, margins pale, thickened, stem leaves small, linear, capitula solitary, involucre scabrous
Size10-40cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
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 spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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