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Plectranthus  purpuratus Harv.   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Plectranthus  purpuratus Harv. 
Territory Southern AfricaKwaZulu-NatalSwazilandNorthern Provinces
steppes
Altitude400-800m
Description subglabrous, leaves deccusate, ovate or suborbiculate, crenate, abaxially purple, petiolate, flowers in whorls of 6, bracts broadly ovate-lanceolate, acute
Size10-25cm
Colorpurple
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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