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Calamophyllum  teretifolium (Haw.) Schwantes   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Calamophyllum  teretifolium (Haw.) Schwantes 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum teretifolium Haw. (basionym)
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces
dry, sandy grassland
Description subacaulescent, leaves subcylindrical, green, densely punctate, floral pedicels with 2 bracts, petals emarginate, at base white
Size20-25cm
Colorred
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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