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Schwantesia is a genus of plant in the family Aizoaceae. It is named in honor of the German botanist and archaeologist Gustav Schwantes (1881 – 1960). Schwantesia species resemble those genera within the Aizoaceae family to which they are most closely related; namely Lithops, Dinteranthus and Lapidaria.

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Schwantesia loeschiana

Schwantesia loeschiana is a small, cushion forming, low growing, stemless, leaf succulent. It forms a compact tuft of pale grey to dusty…


Schwantesia triebneri

Schwantesia triebneri is a low growing compact and bunched leaf-succulent. Leaves are light grey to yellowish, up to 2.2 inches (6 cm)…


Schwantesia pillansii

Schwantesia pillansii is an attractive Mesemb with 3-angled leaves. Like other Lithops related genera such as Lapidaria, the old leaves…


Schwantesia marlothii

Schwantesia marlothii is a small succulent plant, very similar to Schwantesia ruedebuschii, with 3-angled, keeled leaves widen gradually…


Schwantesia borcherdsii

Schwantesia borcherdsii is a small, low-growing succulent with interestingly shaped and textured leaves. Like other Lithops related genera…