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Cromidon  decumbens (Thunb.) Hilliard   
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FamilySCROPHULARIACEAE
Genus species var.Cromidon  decumbens (Thunb.) Hilliard 
SynonymsSelago decumbens Thunb. (basionym)
 Polycarena intertexta Benth.
 Selago cordata E.Mey.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Northern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
grassland and rocks
Altitude1400-2100m
Description stems pubescent, leaves spathulate, obtuse, denticulate or dentate, pubescent, flowers in short dense terminal heads, bracts lanceolate, calyx lanate, corolla lobes unequal
Size5-35cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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