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Conophytum  minimum (Haw.) N.E.Br.   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Conophytum  minimum (Haw.) N.E.Br. 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum minimum Haw. (basionym)
 Mesembryanthemum perpusillum Haw.
 Mesembryanthemum pictum N.E.Br.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude800-1100m
Description acaulescent, obconical, green, spotted, leaves opposite, connate, flowers long, tubular
Size1-3cm
Colordark red
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typesucculent cushion
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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