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Lampranthus  coccineus (Haw.) N.E.Br.   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Lampranthus  coccineus (Haw.) N.E.Br. 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum coccineum Haw. (basionym)
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude20-120m
Description branchlets erect, leaves cylindrical triquetrous, obtuse, mucronate, glaucescens, at apex compressed, distinctly punctate, flowers solitary, pedicellate
Size15-30cm
Colorscarlet 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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