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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Stachys  tubulosa MacOwan 
SynonymsLamiostachys tubulosa (MacOwan) Krestovsk.
 Stachys dolichodeira Briq.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)KwaZulu-Natal
thickets and woods
Altitude400-1800m
Description leaves broadly ovate, acute, at base deeply cordate, crenate, sparsely pilose, thinly petiolate, whorls 4-6-flowered, remote, flowers 14-20mm long
Size10-20cm
Colorpale purple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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