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Gasteria brachyphylla

 

 

ParentsUnknownGenus is not in the current taxonomy
GenusGasteria
Speciesbrachyphylla

About plant names...

These are South African natives, not found in the wild in North America. The genus, Gasteria, meaning stomach, refers to the swollen middles of the tubular flowers.

Identification: Plants are less than 12" (30 cm) high. Leaves are 4-8" (10-20 cm) long and ⅜-¾" (1-2 cm) wide, with rounded tips, spotted with white flecks. Flowers are tubular, with swollen middles.

Online References:

Gasteria on the Succulent Plant Page

Gasteria brachyphylla on desert-plants.blogspot.com

Gasteria brachyphylla on sites.google.com

Gasteria brachyphylla on Flickr

Gasteria brachyphylla on Flickr

Haworthias and Gasterias on haworthia-gasteria.blogspot.com

Gasteria brachyphylla description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 16 Aug 2013.

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Gasteria brachyphylla

4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD
≈ 17 × 12" (44 × 29 cm)

Gasteria brachyphylla

4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD
≈ 8 × 7" (19 × 18 cm)

Range: Zones 9b-11:

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