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Sceletium  expansum (L.) L.Bolus   
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FamilyAIZOACEAE
Genus species var.Sceletium  expansum (L.) L.Bolus 
SynonymsMesembryanthemum expansum L. (basionym)
 Sceletium regium L.Bolus
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Western Cape Province)
dry, stony grassland
Altitude250-750m
Description branchlets weak, leaves connate, curvate, patent, broadly lanceolate, acute, at base tapered, flat, with distinct midrib, flowers large
Size20-30cm
Colorpale yellow
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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