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Trichodiadema  densum (Haw.) Schwantes   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Trichodiadema  densum (Haw.) Schwantes 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum densum Haw. (basionym)
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude900-1400m
Description branchlets carnose, tufted, leaves crowded, adaxially flat, abaxially convex, shiny papulose, at apex with many radiate hairs, flowers solitary, petals narrow
Size10-15cm
Colorreddish violet
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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