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Lampranthus  productus (Haw.) N.E.Br.   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Lampranthus  productus (Haw.) N.E.Br. 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum productum Haw. (basionym)
 Mesembryanthemum lepidum Haw.
 Lampranthus productus var. purpureus (L.Bolus) L.Bolus
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude190-450m
Description branchlets erect, leaves crowded, attenuate, subcylindrical, curvate, glaucous, smooth, flowers 2-3, terminal, calyx lobes attenuate, the two longer equally long as petals
Size15-30cm
Colorpale rose
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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