Tylecodon

 

Tylecodon is a genus of over 40 African species that used to belong to the genus Cotyledon. Tylecodon is distinguished from Cotyledon by its deciduous leaves which are spirally arranged as well as some flower features. Tylecodon contains mostly geophytes and other caudiciform species, they range from 1-inch tall subshrubs (2.5 cm) to shrubs over 6 feet tall (2 m). The name Tylecodon is an anagram of Cotyledon

Handle them carefully, and wash your hands after touching them since most Tylecodons are very poisonous.

Species and varieties
Tylecodon grandiflorus
Tylecodon mallei
Tylecodon paniculatus (Botterboom, Butter Tree)
Tylecodon reticulatus
Tylecodon schaeferanus
Tylecodon striatus
Tylecodon wallichi
Tylecodon decipiens synonym of Tylecodon schaeferanus
Tylecodon shaefferianus synonym of Tylecodon schaeferanus

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