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Monsonia  pilosa Willd.   
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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Monsonia  pilosa Willd. 
SynonymsGeranium monsonia Thunb.
 Monsonia filisa Willd.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces
grassland
Description lanate or glabrescens, leaves very long petiolate, 5-partite segments bipinnatifid, ultimate lobes numerous, linear, capitula large, ligules basally with red patch
Size20-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 21-24°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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