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Phyllopodium   alpinum N.E.Br.   
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FamilySCROPHULARIACEAE
Genus species var.Phyllopodium  alpinum N.E.Br. 
SynonymsPolycarena alpina (N.E.Br.) Levyns
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Altitude600-1800m
Description leaves dense, opposite, oblanceolate, obtuse, sessile, rigid, subglabrous, minutely glandular, entire, flowers sessile, numerous, in hemispherical, dense spikes
Size2-5cm
Colorpale rose
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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