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By Urs Eggli

This primary whole therapy of the leaf-succulent relatives Aizoaceae contains a listing of 136 accredited genera of the 234 defined ones and of all species ever put within the relations. virtually 800 color photos illustrate mostly not often proven species.

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Fruits reddish-brown, not closing again completely after the first opening, shrubs to 2 m high ... Stayneria Fruits with a white cover on top, closing completely again after the first opening, shrubs to c. 40 cm Zeuktophyllum high ........... .................. 107. Flowers white to pink, leaves grey from an extremely thick wax cover .... Wooleya . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 108 Flowers purple or magenta, leaves bright green .. 108. Leaves club-shaped, apically rounded, flowers ebracteolate, 4 calyx lobes Enarganthe Leaves with a marked tooth or mucro at the tip, flowers with bracteoles, 5 calyx lobes ...

76. Leaves soft, fruits whitish, locules always with false septa Malephora . Hereroa - Leaves firm, fruits brown, locules without false septa . . . . . 77- Nectary a crenulate ring . . . .. . . . . . .. . . Disphyma . Gibbaeum - Nectary as 6 glands ........ 78. Valve wings absent, rims of valves high ......................................................... ... Ebracteola . 79 - Valve wings present, at least basally very broad ............ 79. Capsules brown .........................................................

Titanopsis - Leaves deltoid, keeled, gibbose, plants above ground ...... .................................... Lapidaria 89. Shrubs ................................ ...................... Zeuktophyllum . . . . . . Dracophilus - Compact plants ... ........... .................... 90. Top of capsule convex from high valve rims . .. ........... .. Cerochlamys - Top of capsule flat ..... ............. . Vlokia 91. Closing body absent .. . . . . . .. .... . 92 - Closing body present, sometimes as a broad sill .............

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