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Dactylopsis  digitata (Aiton) N.E.Br.   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Dactylopsis  digitata (Aiton) N.E.Br. 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum digitatum Aiton (basionym)
 Mesembryanthemum digitiforme Thunb.
 Phyllobolus digitatus (Aiton) Gerbaulet
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude180-290m
Description acaulescent, leaves 3-4, cylindrical, obtuse, smooth, soft, flowers subsessile, calyx lobes obtuse, petals linear
Size10-20cm
Colorwhitish
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesucculent subshrub
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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