Locality: Kleinzee area
from the Kourkans Mountains in Namaqualand to Witputz in Namibia
small erect plant that seldom reaches more than 15cm in height, the sharply acute leaves
can vary in colour from green to brown, leaves are subdistant and at right-angles to the
stem, internodes visible, leaves are linear-lanceolate, 2-8cm in length and 0.8 mm wide,
leaves are glabrous.
Inflorescence usually round topped, peduncle up to 150mm long, the tubular flowers
are 3mm in length, broad terminal red stigmas are present.
sun or light shade, little water & food every now and then, the plant featured here is
growing in an upturned cement brick. I give it water in summer and winter, no fixed
Max H. Michael