Living Stones

Living Stones

Conophytum minimum

Native to: South Africa
Adaptive Features:

  • Succulence: not the low surface area to volume ratio, adaptive to reduce water loss.

Look for:

  • Fused leaves, as pairs, that form the cone
  • Flowers (If in season) will be daisy like. These flowers arise out of the slits on top of the plant.

Interesting facts:

  • These plants are slow growing, taking up to 20 years to reach a 3 inch diameter!
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