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Lobostemon  lucidus (Lehm.) H.Buek   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Lobostemon  lucidus (Lehm.) H.Buek 
SynonymsEchium lucidum Lehm. (basionym)
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland and thickets
Altitude60-600m
Description branchlets erect, leaves sessile, coriaceous, obtuse, glabrous, shiny, at base ciliate, inflorescence spicate, composite, lanate cyme, calyx lobes densely lanate
Size20-30cm
Colorblue, bluish red
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°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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