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Arctotis  leiocarpa Harv.  trib. Arctotidae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Arctotis  leiocarpa Harv.  trib. Arctotidae
SynonymsArctotis karasmontana Dinter
 Arctotis macrostylis K.Lewin
 Arctotis microcephala S.Moore
Territory Southern AfricaCape ProvincesNamibia
grassland
Altitude500-1550m
Description subcaulescent, leaves in rosette, petiolate, thinly pubescent, lyrate, segments oblong, acute, capitula solitary, involucre hirsute, ligules abaxially purple
Size20-40cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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