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Trichodiadema  barbatum (L.) Schwantes   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Trichodiadema  barbatum (L.) Schwantes 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum barbatum L. (basionym)
 Mesembryanthemum stellatum Mill.
 Mesembryanthemum stelligerum Haw.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude250-1500m
Description branchlets procumbent, smooth, leaves remote, patent, subcylindrical, tipped with 5-6 radiate hairs, flowers solitary, petals uniseriate, entire
Size10-15cm
Colorred
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
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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