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Lithospermum  cinereum DC.   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Lithospermum  cinereum DC. 
SynonymsLithospermum dinteri Schinz
 Lithospermum inornatum A.DC.
Territory Southern AfricaCape ProvincesLesothoNamibiaKwaZulu-NatalFree StateNorthern Provinces
rocky slopes
Altitude1000-2300m
Description cinereous white pubescent, leaves linear-oblong, obtuse, at base tapered, flowers sessile in terminal raceme, calyx lobes linear-oblong
Size10-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 13-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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