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Tylecodon is a genus of succulent plants in the family Crassulaceae. Until the late 1970s all these plants were included in the genus Cotyledon, but in 1978 Dr Helmut Toelken of the South Australian Herbarium split them off into a genus of their own. The new name Tylecodon, was apparently chosen as a syllabic anagram of the earlier name Cotyledon.

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Tylecodon albiflorus

Tylecodon albiflorus is a small succulent shrub, up to 8 inches (20 cm) tall, with an underground tuberous stem base and 1 to 3 erect to spreading…

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Tylecodon fragilis

Tylecodon fragilis is a small succulent with few ascending branched that grow from a small tuberous base. The tuber is irregularly shaped, up to 1 inch…

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Tylecodon buchholzianus

Tylecodon buchholzianus is a small, winter-growing succulent shrub with a swollen stem, irregular in shape, and many erect to spreading or rarely…

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Tylecodon schaeferianus

Tylecodon schaeferianus is a small, highly branched succulent that often forms tufted mounds, up to 2.8 inches (7 cm) tall and up to 4 inches (10 cm) in…

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Tylecodon singularis

Tylecodon singularis is an unusual succulent geophyte with tuberous roots that usually produce one (rarely up to 4) fleshy leaves. The fusiform caudex is…

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Tylecodon pearsonii

Tylecodon pearsonii is an impressive succulent, up to 12 inches (30 cm) tall, with a swollen base that split at the apex into few short branches. The…

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Tylecodon bodleyae

Tylecodon bodleyae is a small succulent, up to 4 inches (10 cm) tall, with tuberous base and erect, grey-green branches with dark longitudinal striations…

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Tylecodon occultans

Tylecodon occultans is a dwarf succulent geophyte, up to 4 inches (10 cm) tall, with a sparsely branched, somewhat globose tuberous base and deep green…

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Tylecodon nolteei

Tylecodon nolteei is a dwarf, succulent shrub up to 7 inches (17.5 cm) tall. The stem is olive-green to brownish with smooth, slightly…

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