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Muraltia  thunbergii Eckl. & Zeyh.   
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FamilyPOLYGALACEAE
Genus species var.Muraltia  thunbergii Eckl. & Zeyh. 
SynonymsMuraltia phyllicoides auct.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland
Altitude30-400m
Description branchlets pilose, leaves very crowded, fasciculate, the lower linear-subulate, the upper lanceolate, acuminate, pilose and ciliate, flat, flowers sessile
Size10-40cm
Colorpurple
Bloomlate spring
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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