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Acrotome  thorncroftii Skan   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Acrotome  thorncroftii Skan 
Territory South Tropical AfricaSouthern AfricaMozambiqueKwaZulu-NatalSwazilandNorthern Provinces
steppes
Altitude60-1000m
Description stems adpressed hirsute, leaves oblong, subentire, obtuse, thick, shortly pilose, scabrous, petiolate, whorls 2-5 on apex of stems, 6-10-flowered, bracts linear, ciliate
Size10-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
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
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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