General Information   |   Species   |   Hybrids   |   Cultivars


= 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

< back