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Chaenostoma  polelense (Hiern) Kornhall   
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FamilySCROPHULARIACEAE
Genus species var.Chaenostoma  polelense (Hiern) Kornhall 
SynonymsSutera polelensis Hiern (basionym)
Territory Southern AfricaCape ProvincesLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree State
grassland
Altitude1500-2300m
Description leaves opposite, broadly ovate to cordate, obtuse, at base truncate, membranous, incised-dentate, subsessile, flowers 10-15mm long, axillary and in raceme
Size15-50cm
Colorwhite and orange
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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