|Author: ||Hellmut R.
Namaqualand; Southern Namibia, north-Western South Africa
Cotyledon buchholziana, Schuldt & Stephan, 1938.
Tylecodon buchholzianus var. fasciculatus,
This member of the
Crassulaceae family was given this name by Hellmut R.
Toelken in 1978. It is found in the dry Namaqualand covering
parts of Namibia and western South Africa. It grows among rocks and in well
drained soil with little water and lots of sun. The stem can grow to
five centimetres in diameter, the plant can reach 30 centimetres.
The flowers are white and reddish.
The genera name is an anagram
of Cotyledon; a closely-related genus. The species name after
John Theodore Buchholz,1888–1951, an American botanist, specialising
This is a winter-grower.