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Delosperma  hirtum (N.E.Br.) Schwantes   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Delosperma  hirtum (N.E.Br.) Schwantes 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum hirtum N.E.Br. (basionym)
 Delosperma hirtum var. bicolor L.Bolus
Territory Southern AfricaLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree StateNorthern Provinces, (Mpumalanga)
rocky slopes
Altitude900-3400m
Description sterile stems procumbent, floral stems erect, densely leafy, leaves widest at base, 50-70mm, margins setose, flowers solitary, petals in three rows, floral pedicels 5-30mm long
Size8-12cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesucculent subshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring
cuttings in summer
BibliographyPooley E.: Field guide to wild flowers Kwa-Zulu Natal...
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