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Cephalophyllum  diversiphyllum (Aiton) H.E.K.Hartmann   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Cephalophyllum  diversiphyllum (Aiton) H.E.K.Hartmann 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum diversiphyllum Aiton (basionym)
 Mesembryanthemum cauliculatum Haw.
 Mesembryanthemum diversifolium Haw
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude300-800m
Description leaves crowded, deccusate, subcylindrical, very unequal in length, glaucous, rugose, at apex triquetrous-compressed, flowers solitary, pedicellate
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
division after flowering; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
African Plant Database www.ville-ge.ch/cjb/bd.php
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