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Silene  mundiana Eckl. & Zeyh.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  mundiana Eckl. & Zeyh. 
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland and thickets
Altitude200-300m
Description stems leafy, lower leaves narrowly spathulate, acute, at base ciliate, uppermost leaves small, lanceolate, flowers pedicellate
Size10-20cm
Colorwhite, purple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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