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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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Succulentopedia Schwantesia ruedebuschii

Schwantesia ruedebuschii

Schwantesia ruedebuschii is a stemless succulent that forms dense clumps up to 4 inches (10 cm) tall. Leaves are fleshy, in 2 to 4 opposite, unequal…

Succulentopedia Schwantesia loeschiana

Schwantesia loeschiana

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

Succulentopedia Schwantesia triebneri

Schwantesia triebneri

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

Succulentopedia Schwantesia pillansii

Schwantesia pillansii

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

Succulentopedia Schwantesia marlothii

Schwantesia marlothii

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

Succulentopedia Schwantesia borcherdsii

Schwantesia borcherdsii

Schwantesia borcherdsii is a small, low-growing succulent with interestingly shaped and textured leaves. The old leaves shrivel and die as…