Lithops localis Schwantes


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Lithops localis Schwantes. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001293544. Accessed on: 17 Oct 2021'

Morphology

Dwarf, obconical, succulent plant. Leaf-pair closely set, ± kidney-shaped from above, parted by a fairly deep fissure, upper surfaces usually convex, smooth, densely covered with dusky dots on an earth-coloured background. Flower yellow, sometimes with a white centre, rarely pure white.

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    Acaulescent succulent. Leaf bodies compact, obconic, truncate, slightly convex, speckled. Flowers 20-30 mm diam., yellow. Fruits mostly 5-locular.

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    Habitat

    Black shale, gravel, quartzite and weathered sandstone.

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    Black shales and gravels.

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    Distribution

    Laingsburg to NW of Port Elizabeth and Great Karoo.

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    W Karoo and Witteberg to E Cape.

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      Bibliography

    • 1 Hammer, SA. 2013. Aizoaceae: Lithops. 206 - 208. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
    • 2 Klak, C. 2012. Aizoaceae: Lithops N.E.Br. 292 - 292. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

     Information From

    Aizoaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    e-Flora of South Africa
    e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
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    World Flora Online consortium
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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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