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Family: CRASSULACEAE 

 Tylecodon ellaphieae
 

Photo from Specks.

  
Author:  Ernst Jacobus van Jaarsveld 1989
Family:  Crassulaceae
Habitat:  Cape Province; South Africa
Soil:  Mix -Grit
Water:  Minimum - Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  5 Centimetres
Height:  2-7 Centimetres
Flower:  White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Rosyntjieberg-Nenta
Synonyms:  (Tylecodon cremnophilus Bruyns ?)

The flower by Robert Maijer.

   This member of the Crassulaceae family was given this name by Ernst Jacobus van Jaarsveld in 1989. It is found in Rosyntjiesberg; northern Richtersveld National Park, growing in rock craks with little water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to five centimetres in diameter, the entire plant up to seven centimetres in height. The flowers are white, and occurs before the leaves.

This is a winter grower.

Named after the well-known botanical artist; Ellaphie Ward-Hilhorst (1920-1994).

Wild plant by Ernst van Jaarsveld.