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Cheiridopsis  robusta (Haw.) N.E.Br.   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Cheiridopsis  robusta (Haw.) N.E.Br. 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum robustum Haw. (basionym)
 Cheiridopsis alata L.Bolus
 Mesembryanthemum pressum N.E.Br.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Northern Cape Province)Namibia
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude20-600m
Description stems thick, subramose, short, procumbent, leaves subulate, obtuse, punctate, at base verrucose, flowers solitary
Size5-10cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesucculent cushion
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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