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Machairophyllum  albidum (L.) Schwantes   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Machairophyllum  albidum (L.) Schwantes 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum albidum L. (basionym)
 Machairophyllum cookii (L.Bolus) Schwantes
 Mesembryanthemum cookii L.Bolus
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
sands
Altitude330-600m
Description acaulescent, smooth, whitish, leaves thick, subulate, triquetrous, adaxially flat, obtuse, mucronate, entire, flowers large, pedicellate, petals linear
Size5-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesucculent subshrub
Cultivationsunny 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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