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Muraltia  depressa DC.   
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FamilyPOLYGALACEAE
Genus species var.Muraltia  depressa DC. 
SynonymsHeistera depresse (DC.) Kuntze
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland
Altitude15-200m
Description leaves crowded, short, linear-clavate, tapered to base, obtuse, mucronate, carnose, subterete, punctate, glabrous, flowers sessile, sepals elliptic, petals subulate
Size15-25cm
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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