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The flower by Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz.

Author: Wessel Marais, 1979
Family:  AIZOACEAE
Origin:  Madagascar
Soil:  Mix or Grit
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  3 centimetres
Height:  15 centimetres
Flower:  White
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  Iceplant
Synonyms:  -
This member of the Aizoaceae family was described by Wessel Marais in 1979. It is found on Madagascar, growing in a well drained soil with little water and lots of sun. The thickened stem can grow to three centimetres in diameter, the little bush can grow to fifteen centimetres height and 30 centimetres in diameter. The flowers are white.

The genera name from delos; visible' and sperma; 'seeds' as the seeds are visible in the capsules. The species name after Jean Marie Bosser, 1922-2013, a French botanist and agricultural engineer who worked extensively in Madagascar and Mauritius.