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Family: GERANIACEAE 

 Monsonia crassicaulis
 
  
Author:  Focke Albers 1996
Family:  Geraniaceae
Habitat:  Western South Africa, Namibia
Soil:  Sand or Mix
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  4 centimetres
Height:  25 (100) centimetres
Flower:  Pale Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Bushman Candle
Synonyms:  Sarcocaulon crassicaule S.E.A. Rehm 1935

Large plant from Namibia.

   This member of the Geraniaceae  family was given this name by Focke Albers in 1996. It is found in Namibia and western South Africa, growing in sand or an other well drained soil with little water and lots of sun. The stems can grow up to four centimetres in diameter and 25 centimetres long. The flowers are pale yellow.

This is a winter-grower.

A young plant by Vered A. Mann.