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Crassula alpestris ssp. massonii

Four of the six species belonging to the section Columnares of Crassula are more or less well known (barklyi, congesta, pyramidalis and -of course- columnaris). One other (C. multiceps) I have never even seen and the subject of this post … Continue reading

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Oophytum oviforme

Old plants of this species form clumps with up to 20 egg-shaped (=oviform) bodies, which are 1-2 cm tall and 1-3 cm in diameter. Especially when flowering, the very dense stands in which they grow present an unbelievable show. The white to … Continue reading

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Tylecodon pearsonii

Attractive dwarf shrublets up to 15 cm tall with a caudiciform base up to 3.5 cm in diameter. Branches are short and fat, with peeling yellow-brown bark; covered with flat white phyllopodia (leaf-bases) when young. The leaves are usually up to 4 cm long and … Continue reading

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Mesembryanthemum digitatum ssp. digitatum (part 2 of 2)

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Mesembryanthemum digitatum ssp. digitatum (part 1 of 2)

In my preceding post (https://enjoysucculents.wordpress.com/2015/11/01/conophytum-khamiesbergense/)  I asked the readers’ opinion on the slide scans used there. A big thank you to all who were kind enough to respond to that request (and I’m quite chuffed because all responses were positive). Being able to mix … Continue reading

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