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Family: CRASSULACEAE 

 Tylecodon paniculatus
 
  
Author:  Hellmut R. Tölken 1978
Family:  Crassulaceae
Habitat:  Southern Africa
Soil:  Grit-Mix
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  40 centimetres
Height:  2 meters
Flower:  Yellow-Red-Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Butter Tree, Botterboom
Synonyms:  Cotyledon paniculata, Cotyledon fascicularis, Cotyledon tardiflora, Cotyledon mollis

Below are Namibian plants.

 

   This member of the Crassulaceae family was given this name by Hellmut R. Tölken in 1978. It is found in the Southern Africa, growing in grit or well drained soil with little water in winter and none in summer. The stem will grow to 40 centimetres in diameter and two meters in height. The flowers are red over yellow to pink, and the plant can be reproduced both by seeds and cuttings.

This is a winter grower.

Small seedlings are hairy.

Habitat in Richtersveld National Park, South Africa.

Below are Namibian plants.