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Conophytum herreanthus ssp rex S.A. Hammer HERREANTHUS GROUP


Conophytum herreanthus ssp rex - RooibergLocality:  In habitat at Rooiberg

Distribution:  Northern Cape, found in quartzite patches in the Umdaus District (North of Steinkopf).

Description:  The plant is mat forming and caespitose.  The creamy-green leaves are glabrous with a keel on the lower surface and the apex is highly apiculate, the pink to red margins are rounded.

Flower:  The white to rose-pink flowers are diurnal and appear in late-autumn.  The flowers have a scent of spiced honey.

Photographer:  Etwin Aslander


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