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Conophytum  truncatum (Thunb.) N.E.Br.   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Conophytum  truncatum (Thunb.) N.E.Br. 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum truncatum Thunb. (basionym)
 Mesembryanthemum albertense N.E.Br.
 Mesembryanthemum purpusii Schwantes
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces
rocks
Altitude400-1000m
Description acaulescent, obconical, exactly truncate, sheaths thinly membranous, uppermost entire, at margins punctate, a little longer than glabrous, punctate glomus
Size3-5cm
Colorwhitish
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typesucculent cushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained 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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