Tylecodon


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Tylecodon

southern African genus in plant family Crassulaceae; contains bufadienolide cardiac glycosides; causes krimpsiekte (cotyledonosis); includes T. cacalioides, T. grandiflorus, T. paniculatus, T. ventricosus, T. wallichii. Previously cotyledon spp.
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In Crassulaceae the long-tubed flowers of Tylecodon grandiflorus are curved (van Jaarsveld, 2003).