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Cyphia  bulbosa (L.) P.J.Bergius   
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FamilyCAMPANULACEAE
Genus species var.Cyphia  bulbosa (L.) P.J.Bergius 
SynonymsLobelia bulbosa L. (basionym)
 Cyphia kerastes E.Wimm.
 Lobelia tuberosa Burm.f.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, stony grassland
Altitude20-1200m
Description lower leaves palmatilobate, shortly petiolate, segments linear-oblong, subentire, upper leaves sessile, pinnatisect, flowers in spicate raceme
Size10-30cm
Colorblue, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuberous perennial
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-24°C
division of tubers in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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