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Disphyma  crassifolium (L.) L.Bolus   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Disphyma  crassifolium (L.) L.Bolus 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum crassifolium L. (basionym)
 Disphyma blackii Chinnock
 Disphyma clavellatum (Haw.) Chinnock
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
sands
Altitude5-50m
Description stems cylindrical, trailing, leaves obtuse, triquetrous, minutely mucronate, epunctate, green, at base terete, fasciculate, flowers solitary, pedicellate
Size2-4cm
Colorpurple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesucculent cushion
Cultivationsunny 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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