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Drosanthemum  micans (L.) Schwantes   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Drosanthemum  micans (L.) Schwantes 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum micans L. (basionym)
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, stony grassland
Altitude150-300m
Description branchlets procumbent, thin, scabrous, leaves remote, subcylindrical, obtuse, papillose, flowers solitary, terminal, large, petals lanceolate
Size20-30cm
Coloryellowish purple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesucculent subshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained 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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