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Monilaria  moniliformis (Thunb.) Ihlenf. & S.Jörg.   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Monilaria  moniliformis (Thunb.) Ihlenf. & S.Jörg. 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum moniliforme Thunb. (basionym)
 Monilaria peersii L.Bolus
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude180-340m
Description branchlets articulate-moniliform, articles depressed globose, terminal pair of leaves joined into spherical form, the others semicylindrical, subulate, long, flower solitary
Size10-20cm
Colorsnowy white
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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