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Actually bought this with the name: Tylecodon luteosquamata.

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Author: Hellmut R. Tolken, 1978
Origin:  Namibia, Western South Africa
Soil:  Grit
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  10-12 Centimetres
Height:  30 Centimetres
Flower:  Orange - Brown / Green / Yellow.
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Cotyledon luteosquamata, Poelln.
Cotyledon pearsonii
Cotyledon woodii
Schonl & Bak F.
Tylecodon luteasquamatum.

This member of the Crassulaceae family was given this name by Hellmut R. Tolken 1978. It's from Namibia and western South Africa, growing in grit on the mountainsides. Little water and much sun. The stem can grow to ten or twelve centimetres in diameter, the whole plant can grow to 25 or even 30 centimetres in height. The striped flowers are orange to brown with a green base and  might appear yellow as well.

The genera name is an anagram of Cotyledon; a closely-related genus. The species name after William Henry Pearson, 19th century hepaticologist and yarn agent.

This is a winter-grower.