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Author:  Martin H. Gustav Schwantes, 1926
Origin:  Eastern Cape; South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  4 Centimetres
Height:  8 Centimetres
Flower:  Yellow
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  Three O'clock, Illuminating Wave
Synonyms:  Mesembryanthemum multiceps, Salm-Dyck.
Bergeranthus addoensis, L.Bolus.
Bergeranthus artus, L.Bolus.
Bergeranthus firmus, L.Bolus.

This member of the Aizoaceae family was described by Martin Heinrich Gustav Schwantes in 1926. It is found on the coastal areas of Eastern Cape of South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The caudex will grow up to four centimetres in diameter, the whole plant will grow op to eight centimetres in height. The flowers are plenty and bright yellow.

The genera is named after Alwin Berger, 1871-1931, a German botanist. The species name means 'many heads'.