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Lithops

Lithops in flower
Common names: living stones, stone plants (Eng.); beeskloutjies, perdeklou (Afr.)
Family: Aizoaceae

... Botanical Gardens July 2005   Lithops are dwarf, succulent mimicry plants comprising two thick fleshy ... some have speckled lines, are grooved, or even spotted. Lithops plants come in a variety of patterns and colours. When the ...

25 / 07 / 2005 | Ian Oliver | Karoo Desert NBG
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Lithops olivacea

Lithops olivacea
Common names: stone plant (Eng.); beeskloutjie (Afr.)
Family: Aizoaceae

... Adam Harrower Kirstenbosch NBG June 2003 Lithops plants consist of two fused leaves that form one head. Some species ... with a white centre late in the summer. Lithops occurs sporadically throughout all arid parts of the summer-rainfall ...

16 / 06 / 2003 | Adam Harrower | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Lithops optica

Lithops optica
Common names: Lüderitz Living Stone, Lüderitz Stone Plant, Lüderitz Beeskloutjie
Family: Aizoaceae

... National Botanical Garden March 2002 Lithops optica consists of an oblong obconical almost club-shaped leaf pair ... to grey green in colour. There is a reddish colour form, Lithops optica cv . Rubra, with ruby milky pink sides and light to dark ...

01 / 04 / 2002 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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