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Hovea  montana (Hook.f.) J.H.Ross  trib. Brongniartieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Hovea  montana (Hook.f.) J.H.Ross  trib. Brongniartieae
SynonymsHovea purpurea var. montana Hook.f. (basionym)
 Hovea longifolia var. montana (Hook.f.) J.H.Willis
Territory AustraliaNew South WalesTasmaniaVictoria
grassland
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description branchlets densely pubescent, leaves narrowly elliptic, 1-3cm, obtuse, margins revolute, adaxially smooth and glabrous, abaxially densely pubescent, flowers 1-2, ca. 1cm
Size15-25cm
Colorpinkish blue, white
Bloomspring
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring after hot water treatment, germ. 1-3 months
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyHarden, G.J. (ed.): Flora of New South Wales (1990-1993)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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