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Arctotis  perfoliata (Less.) Beauverd  trib. Arctotidae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Arctotis  perfoliata (Less.) Beauverd  trib. Arctotidae
SynonymsVenidium perfoliatum Less. (basionym)
 Arctotis spathulata Spreng.
 Venidium cinerarium DC.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland
Altitude100-600m
Description branchlets thinly tomentose, leaves long petiolate, ovate or subcordate, adaxially green, abaxially grey tomentose, floral pedicels axillary, capitula minute, involucre lanate
Size15-30cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
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 late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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