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Muraltia  crassifolia Harv.   
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FamilyPOLYGALACEAE
Genus species var.Muraltia  crassifolia Harv. 
SynonymsHeistera crassifolia (Harv.) Kuntze
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Altitude1400-2000m
Description glabrous, leaves alternate, thick and rigid, oblonglanceolate, mucronate. flat, flowers pedicellate, sepals elliptic-oblong, obtuse, petals linear-spathulate, obtuse
Size8-16cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, 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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