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Pelargonium  longifolium (Burm.f.) Jacq.   
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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Pelargonium  longifolium (Burm.f.) Jacq. 
SynonymsGeranium longifolium Burm.f. (basionym)
 Pelargonium auriculatum Willd.
 Pelargonium heterophyllum Andrews
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, stony grassland
Altitude60-1200m
Description acaulescent, leaves simple, ovate, oblong or lanceolate, acute, glabrescent, softly pubescent, often ciliate, flowers numerous in umbel, calyx glandular pubescent
Size10-20cm
Colorrose
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuberous perennial
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 21-24°C
division of resting tubers
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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