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Glottiphyllum  linguiforme (L.) N.E.Br.   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Glottiphyllum  linguiforme (L.) N.E.Br. 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum linguiforme L. (basionym)
 Mesembryanthemum scalpratum Haw.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude300-700m
Description subacaulescent, leaves wide, obtuse, patent, green, epunctate, at base papulose, flowers large, solitary, subsessile
Size3-5cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesucculent cushion
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy 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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