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Pleiospilos  compactus ssp. canus (Haw.) H.E.K.Hartmann & Liede   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Pleiospilos  compactus ssp. canus (Haw.) H.E.K.Hartmann & Liede 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum canum Haw. (basionym)
 Mesembryanthemum nobile Haw.
 Mesembryanthemum magnipunctatum Haw.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces
sands
Altitude600-1700m
Description acaulescent, leaves elongate, triquetrous-clavate, obtuse, adaxially concave, gibbous, subcurvate, at base connate, flowers pedicellate, 5-6cm in diam., petals linear
Size3-4cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesucculent cushion
Cultivationsunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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