Living Collection Virtual Herbarium

Tylecodon similis (Toelken) Toelken

Verified by: Temperate sect. 4 April 2013
Notes: Verifed with Flora of Southern Africa Vol. 12. Woody stem and leaves with abscission layer. Stems smooth without decurrent leaf bases. Leaves succulent, terrete and glabrous. Inflorescence corymbose and few flowered. Corolla white-green with dense tufts of hairs inside the mouth.
Wild voucher no:                                 27 August 2001
Locality:  South Africa: 2km N Augrabies, 12km EPort Nolloth.
Coordinates:  200m
Field notes: Donated Dec 2001. 2/3rd up Mountain Quartzite Ns, Namibian Gariep Supergroup, Stinkfontein Subgroup. Map. 2917AA.
Collector:Tribble, D. DT6812

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