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Linum  africanum L.   
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FamilyLINACEAE
Genus species var.Linum  africanum L. 
SynonymsLinopsis africana (L.) Rchb.
 Linum acuminatum E.Mey.
 Linum juniperifolium Eckl. & Zeyh.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
grassland and thickets
Altitude20-1500m
Description glabrous, leaves opposite, the upper alternate, linear, lanceolate or ovate, acute, flowers in lax corymb, sepals ovate or lanceolate, acute, glandular ciliate
Size20-50cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
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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