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Thorncroftia  thorncroftii (S.Moore) Codd   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Thorncroftia  thorncroftii (S.Moore) Codd 
SynonymsPlectranthus thorncroftii S.Moore (masionym)
Territory Southern AfricaSwazilandNorthern Provinces
rocky slopes
Description stems glandular-pubescent, leaves shortly petiolate, carnose, obovate, pilose, punctate, obtuse, cuneate, dentate, inflorescence 5-8cm, corolla red variegate, 6mm
Size10-25cm
Colorwhitish
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyRoux, J.P. (2003) Flora of South Africa
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