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 Marlothistella uniondalensis

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Author:   Martin Heinrich Gustav Schwantes, 1928
Family:  Aizoaceae
Origin:  Southern Africa
Soil:  Grit or Mix
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  7 centimetres
Height:  15 centimetres
Flower:  White and Pink
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -


  This member of the Aizoaceae family was described by Martin Heinrich Gustav Schwantes in 1928. It is found in Southern Africa. It grows in a grit or other well drained soil with little water and lots of sun. The caudex will grow up to eight centimetres in diameter, the plant raises up to fifteen centimetres. The flowers are white and pale pink.

The genera name for Prof. Dr. Hermann Wilhelm Rudolf Marloth, 1855-1931, a German botanist. The species name from Uniondale, Eastern Cape, where is is found.