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Browsing: Tylecodon

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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Succulentopedia Tylecodon singularis

Tylecodon singularis

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

Succulentopedia Tylecodon pearsonii

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…

Succulentopedia Tylecodon bodleyae

Tylecodon bodleyae

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

Succulentopedia Tylecodon occultans

Tylecodon occultans

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