…. with caudex (fairly rare)
This tiny succulent plant is native to the dry semi-arid areas in South Africa. The diameter of the flower is 2 to 3 millimeter.
Diameter approx. 5 mm. The flower is of an Aviona specie originating from Southern Africa and locally known as ‘Goose Manure’
… keeps on flowering. The Bottle Brush (Callistemon specie) originates from Australia and is so immense popular in South Africa that even local conservation people thin that this (tree-)shrub is indigenous to South Africa… 😉
An Ariocarpus specie (rockplant from Mexico) flowering during the night.
… originates from East Africa. Originally thought from the Arabic countries in the North-East (hence the specie name) but later insight learns that it most probably is endemic to Tanzania or Kenya. Whatever, it’s a beautiful flower.
Next week this Astrophytum specie will flower.
At last; after years of trial and error, hard labor, blablabla (etc.), I succeeded in breeding a new imaginary cactus specie. May I proudly present the first Rainbow Nation Cactus ever. I named it Ferocactus Mandela.