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Othonna  capensis L.H.Bailey  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Othonna  capensis L.H.Bailey  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsCrassothonna crassifolia (L.H.Bailey) B.Nord.
 Othonna crassifolia Harv.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Altitude20-1200m
Description glabrous, branchlets irregularly ramose, leaves linear-oblong, acute or mucronate, subverticillate, capitula few in corymb
Size12-20cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesucculent subshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, 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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