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Amellus  asteroides (L.) Druce  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Amellus  asteroides (L.) Druce  trib. Astereae
SynonymsVerbesina asteroides L. (basionym)
 Amellus lychnitis L.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces
dry, stony grassland
Altitude3-200m
Description minutely appresed pubescent, leaves alternate, ovate to linear or lanceolate, entire, capitula solitary
Size20-30cm
Colorblue
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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