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Shireen

= Cotyledon orbiculata 'Shireen‘

 

Distribution : Cape Peninsula, South Africa

 

 

Description (according to E. van Jaarsveld, Cotyledon and Tylecodon, 2004) :

 

Rounded shrublet to 30 cm tall.

 

Leaves oblanceolate, 9 x 6 cm, grey with red mucronate apex.

 

Inflorescence 30 cm high.

 

Flowers : Corolla tube to 1.5 cm.





Photos taken at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens





Hairs at the base of the filaments :



even more evident in dry flowers :



Photos Jacquie Koutsoudis




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