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Mesembs | Images & Info |Cheiridopsis | Images & Info | C. pillansii

Cheirodopsis pillansii (forma crassa)  L. Bolus


cheirodopsis_pillansii.JPG (18488 bytes)Locality:  south of Augrabies

Distribution:  Found in Namaqualand, Northern Cape, RSA.

Description:  The new leaves appear from within the old leaf pair fissure which gives the impression of the plant having sets of alternate adpressed leaves. Leaves are smooth

Flower:  The large flowers are yellow, pinkish or orange in colour.  Fruit capsules are 8-19 locular.

Cultivation:  Regular water in autumn through to spring, withhold water during summer.

Photographer: Etwin Aslander of Selecta Succulents - Plant/Seed Source


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