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Aizoaceae Faucaria Schwantes
 Z. Sukkulentenk. ii. 176 (1926).
 
Faucaria felina   Schwantes
Z. Sukkulentenk. ii. 177 (1926).
(Mesembryanthemum felinum)
low water requirement full sun exposure
   
 
Faucaria felina subsp. tuberculosa   (Rolfe) L. E. Groen
Bothalia 29(1): 42 (1999):
(Mesembryanthemum tuberculosum)
low water requirement full sun exposure
   
 
Faucaria tigrina   Schwantes
Z. Sukkulentenk. ii. 177 (1926).
(Mesembryanthemum tigrinum)
Tiger Jaws -
very low water requirement full sun exposure


   Called "Tiger Jaws", the arrangement of the soft teeth on the margins of the deep green, triangular leaves give the appearance of tigers jaws.  This stemless succulent forms prostrate clumps, and will take part shade, but it needs full sun for the yellow, daisy like, fall blooming flowers to open.
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Faucaria page last updated: March 22, 2010.