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Lobelia  preslii A.DC.   
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FamilyCAMPANULACEAE
Genus species var.Lobelia  preslii A.DC. 
SynonymsLobelia preslii f. glabra E.Wimm.
 Rapuntium cordatum C.Presl
Territory Southern AfricaCape ProvincesLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree State
rocky slopes
Altitude1800-3000m
Description pubescent, leaves petiolate, cordate, suborbiculate, obtuse, lobate, petiole flat, flowers in few-flowered, unilateral raceme, pedicellate, calyx lobes linear, acute, erect
Size10-60cm
Colorblue
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, light, germ. 1 month, 18-24°C
division in spring and fall; basal cuttings in spring
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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