Country of Origin: east of Ouberg Pass, Western Cape, S. Africa
Habitat: succulent shrub on rocky hillside
Description: Shrub to 4m high with cylindrical branches; grey-green leaves to 7 cm long with red margins; whitish-pink flowers.
Uses: The roots are eaten in Swaziland, and the plant is used in folk remedies for epilepsy.
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USDA Zone: 9-11
Accession # 200600045
Source: Matt Opel
locality: M.R. Opel 231, east of Ouberg Pass, Western Cape, S. Africa
succulent shrub on rocky hillside with Crassula perforata, Aloe sp., Euphorbia cf. mauritanica