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Cotyledon orbiculata

   (Family: Crassulaceae)
Afrikaans: plakkie, platjies, varkoorblare, varkoor, kouterie  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 0.5m
Special properties:
  Drought Resistant (heavy)
  Has Medicinal Uses
Rarity Status:
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Biome: Succulent Karoo
Flowering time EDIT
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flower colours
Flower shape
  Flower info
  bell-shaped flowers are carried in clusters on the ends of an elongated flower stalk
Leaf shape EDIT
Leaf margin
Leaf type
Leaf texture Smooth
Bark / Stem type
  Leaf info EDIT
  Seed info EDIT
Description EDIT
Fast-growing succulent, forms a low shrub with handsome grey leaves. Adds colour to the winter garden.
Growing EDIT
Distribution EDIT
Widespread throughout South Africa, but is usually confined to rocky outcrops in grassland fynbos and karoo regions.
History EDIT
Ecology EDIT
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