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Drosanthemum  calycinum (Haw.) Schwantes   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Drosanthemum  calycinum (Haw.) Schwantes 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum calycinum Haw. (basionym)
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude300-550m
Description branchlets erect, thin, setose, leaves remote, linear-cylindrical, at apex attenuate, obtuse, minutely shiny papulose, flowers solitary, petals acute
Size15-25cm
Colorwhite
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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