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FamilyLINACEAE
Genus species var.Linum  quadrifolium L. 
SynonymsLinopsis quadrifolia (L.) Rchb.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland and thickets
Altitude150-700m
Description glabrous, lower leaves in whorl, patent, elliptic or ovate-oblong, mucronate, the upper opposite, narrower, flowers in lax corymb, sepals ovate-lanceolate
Size25-70cm
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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