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Tylecodon striatus
Scientific Name: Tylecodon striatus (P.C. Hutch.) H. Tolken
Synonym: Cotyledon striata
Family: Crassulaceae
Tylecodon  striatus
Tylecodon striatus at the Huntington (HBG 48097, ISI 1320)
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-10

Frost Tolerance: Avoid frost

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: South Africa (Western Cape Province: Namaqualand south of the Kamiesberg) on rocky slopes usually in part shade.

Growth Habits: Small shrub with succulent leaves and pachycaul stem, up to 10 inches tall (25 cm)

Watering Needs:

Propagation: Seeds

The name striatus comes from the Latin for "striped", because of the purple irregular lines on the stems.

Blooming Habits:
The Tylecodon striatus flowers are tubular, brown with green recurved petals.

Fruiting Habits:

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