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Polyarrhena  imbricata (DC.) Grau  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Polyarrhena  imbricata (DC.) Grau  trib. Astereae
SynonymsFelicia imbricata DC. (basionym)
 Aster imbricatus (DC.) Harv.
 Aster worcesterensis Kuntze
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland
Altitude1200-2000m
Description leaves dense, imbricate, linear, subacute, thick, distinctly uninerved, subtriquetrous, aristate-ciliate, capitula solitary, outer involucral bracts linear, hirsute
Size10-20cm
Colorbluish violet
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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