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Muraltia  acipetala Harv.   
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FamilyPOLYGALACEAE
Genus species var.Muraltia  acipetala Harv. 
SynonymsHeistera acipetala (Harv.) Kuntze
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland
Altitude200-300m
Description branchlets hirsute, leaves fasciculate, short, linear, acerose-mucronate, thick, hard, adaxially canaliculate, flowers sessile, petals subulate, tapered to sharp apex
Size15-20cm
Colorpurple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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