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Pelargonium  asarifolium (Sweet) Loudon   
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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Pelargonium  asarifolium (Sweet) Loudon 
SynonymsSeymouria asarifolia Sweet (basionym)
 Pelargonium arachnoideum R.Knuth
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland
Altitude0-300m
Description subacaulescent, petioles hirsute, leaves orbiculate-cordate, obtuse, entire, ciliate, adaxially glabrous and shiny, abaxially hirsute, scapes ramose, lanate, many flowered
Size15-30cm
Colordark purple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuberous perennial
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 10-16°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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