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Glottiphyllum linguiforme
Scientific Name: Glottiphyllum linguiforme (L.) N. E. Brown
Synonym: Mesembryanthemum linguiforme, Mesembryanthemum scalpratum, Mesembryanthemum lucidum
Family: Aizoaceae
Glottiphyllum  linguiforme
Glottiphyllum linguiforme at Kuentz Nursery in early June
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 8-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 10F (-12C) when dormant

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: South Africa (Little Karoo: Oudtshoorn)

Growth Habits: Mat forming, leaves up to 2.4 inches long (6 cm)

Watering Needs: Water sparingly


The species name 'linguiforme' comes from the Latin for 'tongue shaped'.

Blooming Habits:
Yellow flowers in autumn, 3 inches in diameter (7 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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