‘Baby buttocks’ …

… is one of the names South Africans have given members of the Lithop family. There are about 2000 different ones all originating from Southern Africa; most are endemic to Botswana and Namibia.

It’s a living stone

… botanists call them ‘lithops’; Afrikaner people name them ‘baby buttocks’…

The fragrance of baby powder

In South Africa ‘Baby Buttocks’ is one of the many names given to this Lithop specie. Lithops (several hundreds of species/hybrids/varieties) originate from Southern Africa and sometimes people walk on them assuming they are walking on stones; hence another name ‘Living Stones’. The variety in our collection spreads the fragrance of a certain brand of …