This member of the Crassulaceae
family was given this name by Hellmut
R. Tölken in 1978. It is found in the Southern
Africa, growing in grit or well drained soil with little water in
winter and none in summer. The stem will grow to 40 centimetres in diameter
and two meters in height. The flowers are red over yellow to pink, and the plant
can be reproduced both by seeds and cuttings.
This is a winter
Small seedlings are hairy.
Habitat in Richtersveld
National Park, South Africa.