Pleiospilos bolusii (Hook.f.) N.E.Br

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Distribution:  Found in the Graaf-Reinet and Aberdeen districts.

Description:  1 - 2 pairs of highly succulent, opposite heel-shaped leaves are present, leaves covered with many transparent dots, leaves are greyish-green to reddish brownin colour.  The plants resemble rocks.

Flowers:  The flowers are yellow and scented (coconuts).

Propagation:  Seeds and offsets.
Cultivation:  For Kleinzee, Northern Cape - ZA.  Under UV deck, little water in spring through autumn, min temp 5 C.

Photographer: Max H. Michael


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