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FamilyPOLYGALACEAE
Genus species var.Polygala  scabra L. 
SynonymsPolygala affinis DC.
 Polygala burmanii DC.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Northern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)Namibia
grassland
Altitude0-1500m
Description thinly tomentose, leaves linear or lanceolate, obtuse, pubescent, margins revolute, racemes opposite to leaves, few flowered, flowers shortly pedicellate, bracts persistent
Size30-50cm
Colorwhitish
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°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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