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Ruschia  semidentata (Haw.) Schwantes   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Ruschia  semidentata (Haw.) Schwantes 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum semidentatum Haw. (basionym)
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude550-900m
Description branchlets few, erect, leaves remote, vaginate, erect, triquetrous, compressed, whitish, punctate, obtuse, 2-4-dentate, flowers terminal, solitary, petals very narrow
Size10-25cm
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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