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Phyllobolus  trichotomus (Thunb.) Gerbaulet   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Phyllobolus  trichotomus (Thunb.) Gerbaulet 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum trichotomum Thunb. (basionym)
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Northern Cape ProvinceWestern Cape Province)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude20-980m
Description branchlets procumbent, glabrous, leaves patent, connate, cylindrical, triangular, obtuse, smooth and glabrous, flowers terminal, solitary, sessile, petals linear
Size10-20cm
Colorwhitish red
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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