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Great looking plant

Mine has white flowers.

Pink=Specks, ES 0377, (Tanzania, Iringa Prov.).

Author:  Martin H. Gustav Schwantes, 1926
Origin:  Southern South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  30 Centimetres
Height:  60 Centimetres
Flower:  White - Pink
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Might be: Trichodiadema intonsum, Schwantes, 1926.
Mesembryanthemum bulbosum Haw. 1824.
Mesembryanthemum intonsum,
Mesembryanthemum intonsum
  var. rubicundum Haw.
Trichodiadema concinnum, L.Bolus.

This member of the Aizoaceae family was given this name by
Martin Heinrich Gustav Schwantes in 1926. It's from southern South Africa, growing in well-drained soil with some water and sun. The caudex grows to 30 centimetres, the stems to 60 centimetres high. The flowers are white to pink, and besides seeds, it can be also reproduced by cuttings.

The genera name from the Greek thirix; 'hair' and diadema; 'band around the head', referring to the crown of bristles on the leaf tips. The species name for the bulbous roots.

Seen as a Facioidaceae in IPNI, and also as a Mesembryanthemaceae.

Pink=Specks, ES 0377, (Tanzania, Iringa Prov.).

A bigger one.