Tag Archives: Avonia

Avonia albissima

Even if the name implies otherwise, this is far from the whitest Avonia, as many plants of this species look brownish, rather than bright white (see first picture). Whatever the colouration, it is a nice little plant which does not … Continue reading

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Lithops marmorata var. marmorata

Accompanied by Avonia papyracea ssp. namaensis. 5 Sept. 2010

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What’s in a name?

Like other names, a plant name is nothing more than a label, a way to refer to something or somebody, and to distinguish them from others. Normally the name also gives you some extra information, but it is often unclear … Continue reading

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