Rock Garden Plants
Glottiphyllum  longum (Haw.) N.E.Br.   
Home
Families
Genus
Territory
Habitat
Synonyms
Types
Galery
Info
FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Glottiphyllum  longum (Haw.) N.E.Br. 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum longum Haw. (basionym)
 Mesembryanthemum adscendens Haw.
 Mesembryanthemum cultratum Haw.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude30-700m
Description subcaulescent, leaves ascendent, broadly ligulate, on both faces flat, obtuse, green, flowers pedicellate, pedicels and calyx papulose, petals narrow, acute
Size10-15cm
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
Version 8.0
(c) 1990-2016 RNDr. Pavel Slabý