Small is beautiful

(flowering fenestraria above a lithop)

Another Lithop in flower

Smile!!!

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 …

Another lithop

People have so many names for me; varying from ‘deer feet’ to ‘baby bottom’. Officially I am a lithop and my ‘genus’ occur in Botswana, Namibia and also a bit in South Africa. I like the given name ‘Living Stone’ for some people seemingly don’t notice my brothers, sisters and other family members when walking …

Lithop

… or ‘living stone’ (amongst the ‘dead’ ones).