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Country of Origin:
SW Cape Prov.
2m Large tussock, brown flowers in terminal spikes, male and female on separate plants, a very attractive ornamental plant can be use in rockeries and open beds, good pot plant.
Sow seed in autumn. Grow under moist to dry sandy conditions, full sun.
John Silander ex Nat. Bot. Inst.
2111 - MED:Fynbos C
active - healthy
2 confirmed on 03-25-2019
This accession has been observed in bloom on:
Wind Pollination (anemophily)
Scavenger Hunt - Grades 9-12 (generic)
EEB Greenhouse Holdings native to:
Info from Seed Packet
The Plant List (2013)
. Version 1.1. Last accessed on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.
. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Last accessed on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.
Image #00 (cropped) & #01 (original) by Andrew Massyn (Kirstenbosch Gardens) [Public domain],
via Wikimedia Commons
. Last accessed on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.
data regenerated on Thu, 11 Jul 2019 13:33:11 -0400 [bcm v4.0]
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