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Nenax  acerosa Gaertn.   
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FamilyRUBIACEAE
Genus species var.Nenax  acerosa Gaertn. 
SynonymsAmbraria acerosa (Gaertn.) Sond.
 Ambraria glabra Cruse
 Nenax glabra (Cruse) Kuntze
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Northern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
dry, stony grassland
Altitude20-700m
Description branchlets square, glabrous, leaves verticillate, linear, glabrous, acute, ciliate, adaxially flat, abaxially carinate, flowers small, axillary, subverticillate
Size15-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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