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ADROMISCHUS MACULATUS
(Salm-Dyck) Lem.
(alternans Haw.)
Section: 4 Incisilobati



DISTRIBUTION
Robertson-Worcester Karoo to Mossel Bay, Langeberg, Swartberg, Beaufort West.

CHARACTERS
The large, flattened leaves are oval in outline and usually red spotted - or merely green spotted in poor light - with an extended margin over half the leaf length. From generally higher altitudes than A. triflorus.

CULTIVATION
Can be difficult, since it usually grows on acidic sandstone.

COMMENTS
All section 4 Adro's produce stout stems.

Smaller forms from coastal areas around Mossel Bay are distinctive.

Adromischus maculatus
The large leafed A. maculatus, in afternoon sunshine, growing on sandstone at Lemoenpoort, S. Worcester.

Last Updated: Dec 2007
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