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Tylecodon paniculatus

   (Family: Crassulaceae)
   
English: botterboom  EDIT
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Plant Type: EDIT  Shrub
Height: 1 - 1.5m
Special properties:
  Drought Resistant (heavy)
  Frost Tolerant (heavy)
Rarity Status:
Common
   
Preferred rainfall: Winter
Preferred position:
Full Sun
Tolerated soil:  
  Sand (coarse texture, drains easily),
Clay (fine texture, holds a lot of water)
pH: acid
Biome: Succulent Karoo
 
Flowering time EDIT
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Flower colours
 
Red
Flower shape
 
  Polinator
  Ants
  Flower info
  The tabular flowers have recurved lobes and are dull red in colour.
 
 
Leaf shape EDIT
Leaf margin
Leaf texture Smooth
 
  Leaf info EDIT
  Evergreen
  The shining green to yellowish-green leaves are egg-shaped and usually fall off befor flowering.
 
 
Fruits are poisonous
 
  Seed info EDIT
 
 
 
Description EDIT
A succulent shrub with a stout stem and yellow peeling bark.
Growing EDIT
Distribution EDIT
A widespread species found on rocky slopes in sheltered valleys, also in sandy soil along the coast from Namibia to the Eastern Cape.
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