Tag Archives: Lithops

Lithops localis (2)

All pictures below were taken on the same day (3 Oct. 2012) on the same spot near Prince Albert. Because the wet season is over, the plants are retracting into the soil (look at the sharp edges around the plants).

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Lithops localis (1)

This is the Lithops species with the most southerly distribution area of the whole genus, in the lower Great Karoo from Laingsburg to Steytlerville. It is easily recognized because of the very dense pattern of miniature windows. Mature plants usually … Continue reading

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Lithops divergens v. divergens

Photographed 9 Sept. 2010 in the northern Knersvlakte.

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Lithops julii ssp. fulleri var. fulleri

Pictures taken near Pofaddder,  3 Sept. 2010

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Lithops marmorata var. marmorata

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

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Lithops meyeri

Photographed 11 July 2011

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Miniature succulents, part 2

Succulent organs filled with water are quite heavy. In miniature succulents most of the body weight is near the ground, so that there is little or no need to build and maintain a strong support system. Because they are so … Continue reading

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