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Cephalophyllum  corniculatum (L.) Schwantes   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Cephalophyllum  corniculatum (L.) Schwantes 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum corniculatum L. (basionym)
 Mesembryanthemum dissimile N.E.Br.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude300-800m
Description stems procumbent, leaves rather crowded, triquetrous-cylindrical, 9-12cm long, glaucous, curvate, obtuse, petals emarginate, many-serriate, styles purple
Size5-8cm
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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