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Arctotheca  populifolia (P.J.Bergius) Norl.  trib. Arctotidae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Arctotheca  populifolia (P.J.Bergius) Norl.  trib. Arctotidae
SynonymsArctotis populifolia P.J.Bergius (basionym)
 Arctotheca nivea (L.f.) K.Lewin
 Arctotis verbascifolia Harv.
Territory Southern AfricaCape ProvincesKwaZulu-Natal
grassland
Altitude100-170m
Description subcaulescent, basal leaves in rosettes, long petiolate, broadly ovate, obtuse, at base cordate, crenate, lanate, capitula solitary, phyllaries ovate, obtuse, appresed
Size5-20cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typecarpet
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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