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Muraltia  filiformis (Thunb.) DC.   
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FamilyPOLYGALACEAE
Genus species var.Muraltia  filiformis (Thunb.) DC. 
SynonymsPolygala filiformis Thunb. (basionym)
 Muraltia exilis Schltr.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland and thickets
Description branchlets virgate, leaves erect, straight, rigid, subulate, tapered, acerose, adaxially canaliculate, flowers sessile, sepals lanceolate, acute
Size10-30cm
Colorpurple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
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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