Braunsia (Lampranthus) maximiliani

These little beauties have creeping branches to 17 cm long, rooting at the nodes and with velvety leaves.
The flowers are about 2.2 cm in diam and appear from July through October.
The plants grow in shallow pans on rock pavements from the Bokkeveld Mts to Clanwilliam, where they receive about 125 mm winter rainfall per year.

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2 Responses to Braunsia (Lampranthus) maximiliani

  1. Brilliant little plant. So nice to see it as it is obviously remote areas. Thank you its beautiful!

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