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Carruanthus  ringens (L.) Boom   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Carruanthus  ringens (L.) Boom 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum ringens L. (basionym)
 Mesembryanthemum caninum Haw.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude400-1200m
Description branches ramose, leaves glaucous, carinate-triangular, subclavate, at apex curvate, the lateral subdentate, floral pedicels longer than leaves, petals many-serriate
Size10-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesucculent subshrub
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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