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Tylecodon wallichii

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Author: Hellmut R. Toelken, 1978
Origin:  Southern Namibia, Western South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  10 Centimetres
Height:  50 Centimetres
Flower:  Yellow - Orange
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Cotyledon wallichii, William Henry Harvey.
Tylecodon wallichii subsp. ecklonianus, Toelken.
Tylecodon papillaris subsp. wallichii, G.D.Rowley.

This member of the
Crassulaceae family was given this name by Hellmut R. Toelken in 1978. It is found in the southern Namibia and western South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The stem can grow up to ten centimetres in diameter. The whole plant can reach for 50-80 centimetres. The flowers are yellow to orange.

The genera name is an anagram of Cotyledon; a closely-related genus. The species name after Dr. Nathaniel Wallich, early 19th century Danish plant hunter, botanist and physician.