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Like many other fynbos plants, P. pubescens dislikes alkaline conditions and is intolerant of high levels of phosphorus.
Three plant groups are especially abundant in the fynbos areas: the Protea family, the Erica family (heaths and heathers), and the Restio family (rush-like plants used to thatch roofs in South Africa).
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First Known Use: 1936See Words from the same year
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