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Drought stressed in the Richtersveld National Park, and some green ones from near by.

Plant in cultivation by Amir Auerbach.

This one is from just south of Ooudshorne.

Dormant plant from Rooibank.

Author: Hellmut R. Tölken, 1978
Origin:  Namibia, North-West South Africa
Soil:  Grit
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  15 Centimetres
Height:  35 Centimetres
Flower:  Pale Yellow
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Cotyledon reticulata Linnaeus.
Tylecodon reticulatus subsp. phyllopodium, Toelken.
Tylecodon reticulatA

This member of the Crassulaceae family was given this name by Hellmut R. Tölken in 1978. It's found in Namibia and north-west South Africa, growing in grit with little water and lots of sun. The caudex will grow to fifteen centimetres in diameter.

The genera name is an anagram of Cotyledon; a closely-related genus. The species name means 'netted, net-veined' from the dry flower stalks.

This is a winter grower.

This one is from just south of Ooudshorne.

This one is from just south of Ooudshorne.