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Othonna  digitata L.f.  trib. Senecioneae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Othonna  digitata L.f.  trib. Senecioneae
SynonymsDoria digitata (L.f.) Less.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, stony grassland
Altitude20-1100m
Description glabrous, basal leaves 10-15cm long, petiolate, oblong, coarsely dentate to entire, the upper sessile, coarsely dentate or pinnatifid, capitula solitary, phyllaries acute
Size15-30cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuberous perennial
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, 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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