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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus speciesSarcocaulon lheritieri (DC.) Sweet 
SynonymsMonsonia lheritieri DC.
 Monsonia grandiflora Burm.f.
 Monsonia obcordata E,Mey,
Habitatrocky slopes
Altitude800-1100m
Descriptionsucculent, leaves broadly obovate or orbiculate, flat, 4-15mm, blue-green, glabrous, spines thin and straight, petals 15-25mm long
Size30-70cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 21-24°C
cuttings in late summer
Territory Africa
     Southern Africa (Cape Provinces)
BibliographyPlants of the World online powo.science.kew.org
International Plant Names Index www.ipni.org
Comments

GERANIACEAE

Sarcocaulon lheritieri (DC.) Sweet, Hort. Brit. [Sweet] 73 (1826)

Basionym:
Monsonia lheritieri DC., Prodr. [A.P.de Candolle] 1: 638 (1824)

Synonyms:
Monsonia grandiflora Burm.f.
Monsonia obcordata E.Mey.
Monsonia spinosa L‘Hér.

n. Cape Prov.
27 CPP

800-1100m

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