Dinteranthus pole-evansii (N.E. Br) Schwantes

Dinteranthus_pole-evansii.JPG (19857 bytes) Distribution:  Northern parts of
Northern Cape, Prieska to Upington.
Description:  This dinteranthus is solitary or clumping, the leaves are united for about half their length.  The wrinkled, light-grey outer surface is rounded, slightly keeled and unspotted.
Flower:  The flowers (30 - 40 mm) in diameter are yellow and bractless.  The seed pod is 8 - 15 locular.
Propagation:  Seeds and offsets.   Seeds require high temperatures for germination.
Cultivation:  Plants enjoy strong light, will not tolerate overwatering and require a summer rest. Min temp 5 C.

Photographer: Etwin Aslander of Selecta Succulents - Plant/Seed Source


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