Tylecodon occultans is a dwarf succulent geophyte, up to 4 inches (10 cm) tall, with a sparsely branched, somewhat globose tuberous base…
Meaning: Concealing; hiding
Derivation: Present active participle of the Latin verb "occulto"
Whereas the generic name must be unique, there are often two or more genera with the same specific epithet. The same epithet can also be used within a species for subspecies, varieties, and forms.
Here is a full list of succulents with this epithet. Click on the photo or the name of the plant for which you wish to see further information.