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Bergeranthus  vespertinus (A.Berger) Schwantes   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Bergeranthus  vespertinus (A.Berger) Schwantes 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum vespertinum A.Berger (basionym)
 Bergeranthus jamesii L.Bolus
 Bergeranthus longisepalus L.Bolus
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude50-1800m
Description leaves in rosette, acute, flowers in bud red, petals many, up to 6mm broad
Size2-5cm
Colororange yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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