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ADROMISCHUS MARIANIAE "ANTIDORCADUM" Poelln.
(var. antidorcatum in error, alveolatus Hutchison)
Section: 5 Longipedunculati

See also marianiae, geyeri, hallii, herrei, immaculatus, kubusensis, Little Spheroid and Tanqua.



DISTRIBUTION
Namaqualand, W. & S. Bushmanland on granite, gneiss and quartz.

CHARACTERS
As redefined here, distinguished (only with difficulty from
A. marianiae "immaculatus" further south) by a rough leaf surface. Includes forms with short leaves like A. alveolatus. Click here to see how a single population may vary.

CULTIVATION
Difficult to grow into large specimens.

COMMENTS
Note the correct Latin spelling, based upon the genitive plural for Antidorcas marsupialis (Springbok), a noun in apposition.

Adromischus marianiae antidorcadum / antidorcatum
A. marianiae "antidorcadum", at Aasvoelkop farm, S. Bushmanland.

Adromischus marianiae antidorcadum / antidorcatum
A. marianiae "antidorcadum", SW. Springbok growing on igneous gneiss rock, with open carpels - all the seed has gone.

Last Updated: Dec 2007
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