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Lampranthus  falcatus (L.) N.E.Br.   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Lampranthus  falcatus (L.) N.E.Br. 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum falcatum L. (basionym)
 Mesembryanthemum falcatum var. galpinii L.Bolus
 Lampranthus falcatus var. galpinii (L.Bolus) L.Bolus
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, sandy grassland
Description ramose, branchlets filiform, leaves minute, crowded, subtriquetrous, ensiform, minutely mucronate, on both ends acuminate, punctate, flowers 3 in cyme, minute
Size15-30cm
Colorrose
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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