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Amellus  capensis (Walp.) Hutch.  trib. Astereae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Amellus  capensis (Walp.) Hutch.  trib. Astereae
SynonymsHaenelia capensis Walp. (basionym)
 Amellus lychnitis var. flosculosus Harv.
 Kraussia capensis Sch.-Bip.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
grassland
Description leaves opposite, broadly linear to oblanceolate, obtuse, semiamplexicaule, entire, 3-6cm, densely glandular-hirsute, capitula solitary, pedunculate, relatively large
Size20-35cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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