Displaying posts tagged with

“lithiops”

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 18 in a series – Lithops (Living Stones)

Captivating Cactus and Striking Succulents: 18 in a series – Lithops (Living Stones) Lithops is a genus of succulent plants in the ice plant family, Aizoaceae. Members of the genus are native to southern Africa. The name is derived from the Ancient Greek words λίθος (lithos), meaning “stone,” and ὄψ (ops), meaning “face,” referring to the stone-like appearance of the plants. They avoid being […]