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Drosanthemum  flavum (Haw.) Schwantes   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Drosanthemum  flavum (Haw.) Schwantes 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum flavum Haw. (basionym)
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces
dry, sandy grassland
Description branchlets thin, scabrous, leaves crowded, subcylindrical, shiny papulose, curvate, flowers solitary, pedicellate, terminal, petals biserriate
Size10-15cm
Coloryellow
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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