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Drosanthemum  parvifolium (Haw.) Schwantes   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Drosanthemum  parvifolium (Haw.) Schwantes 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum parvifolium Haw. (basionym)
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude560-640m
Description branchlets filiform, scabrous, leaves minute, crowded, triquetrous, subscaphoid, papulose, flowers terminal, solitary, petals short
Size10-15cm
Colordark purple
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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