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Syncolostemon  foliosus (S.Moore) D.F.Otieno   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Syncolostemon  foliosus (S.Moore) D.F.Otieno 
SynonymsHemizygia foliosa S.Moore (basionym)
 Orthosiphon foliosus (S.Moore) N.E.Br.
 Orthosiphon humilis N.E.Br.
Territory Southern AfricaSwazilandNorthern Provinces
steppes
Altitude700-1600m
Description densely leafy, leaves broadly lanceolate or elliptic, acute to obtuse, petiolate, serrate, softly hirsute or pubescent, flowers in whorls of 2, bracts pink-purple
Size20-35cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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