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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Gerbera  linnaei Cass.  trib. Mutisieae
SynonymsArnica gerbera L.
 Gerbera aspleniifolia (Lam.) Spreng.
 Gerbera lagascae Cass.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland
Altitude100-1300m
Description leaves pinnatifid or pinnatisect, abaxially rusty tomentose, segments rounded, convex, margins revolute, scape arachnose or lanate, capitula solitary, pappus rufous
Size10-50cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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