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Family: ASTERACEAE 

 Kleinia abyssinica
 
 

This is Kleinia abyssinica var. hildebrandtii, Charles Jeffrey 1986.
Former Notonia hildebrandtii , Georg Carl Wilhelm Vatke 1877.

  
Author:  Alwin Berger 1905
Family:  Asteraceae
Habitat:  Eastern Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  8 centimetres
Height:  25 centimetres
Flower:  Scarlet or Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Notonia abyssinica, Achille Richard1848

Kleinia abyssinica var. hildebrandtii, has yellow flower.

   This member of the Asteraceae family was given this name by Alwin Berger in 1905. It is found in eastern Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow up to eight centimetres in diameter, the whole plant can grow up to 30 centimetres. The flowers are scarlet, Kleinia abyssinica var. hildebrandtii has yellow flower.

Named after the German zoologist, Dr Klein (1685-1759).