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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 ruedebuschii

Schwantesia ruedebuschii is a stemless, succulent perennial with cylindrical, bluish-green leaves. It forms dense clumps up to 4 inches…

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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…

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Schwantesia triebneri

Schwantesia triebneri is a low-growing leaf-succulent that form compact tuft of light grey to yellowish leaves. The fleshy leaves are…

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Schwantesia pillansii

Schwantesia pillansii is an attractive and very rare Mesemb with 3-angled leaves. The old leaves shrivel and die as the new pairs form. It…

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Schwantesia marlothii

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

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Schwantesia borcherdsii

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

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