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ADROMISCHUS COOPERI (Bak.) A. Berger
(festivus C.A. Smith, pachylophus C.A. Smith, plover eggs plant, bontplakkie)
Section: 5 Longipedunculati




DISTRIBUTION
High up on mountains in the Eastern Cape.

CHARACTERS
This has glabrous leaves and lacks root-hairs on the stems, unlike A. cristatus, which has similarly shaped leaves. Juvenile leaves can be broad with a long margin.

CULTIVATION

Straightforward, with fibrous roots.

COMMENTS
This beautiful species has very thick, knobbly stems with age.

Adromischus cooperi
A. cooperi, on dolerite rocks at the Valley of Desolation, NW. Graaff Reinet.

Adromischus cooperi
A. cooperi, on dolerite, S. of Nieu Bethesda, N. Graaff Reinet.

Last Updated: Dec 2007
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