Anemone capensis (L.) Lam.

Cape Atragene (Bot. Repos.)


Family: Ranunculaceae

Genus: Anemone

Description: 

From Bot. Repos. (Atragene capensis) ...it has flowered and perfected seeds; which seems to be the only means of propagating it: the soil it prefers is a mixture of peat and loam; flowering about March, or April.

History: 

Published in Encycl. (J. Lamarck & al.) 1(1): 164 in 1783.

Basionym Atragene capensis L.

Anemone capensis = accepted name Linn. Typ.

Anemone tenuifoliua (L.f.) DC. = accepted name PlantList & Tropicos

Native to South Africa.

From Bot. Repos. (Atragene capensis) It is only since the year 1795, that this plant has been found in our greenhouses; being then introduced by Messrs. Lee and Kennedy, nurserymen...

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