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Ophiobostryx volubilis Album

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Ophiobostryx volubilis (Harv.) Skeels
Bull. Bur. Pl. Industr. U.S.D.A. 223: 45 1911

(11 Photos)
  • by valentino
  • New growth in spring.
    by cactus-art
  • Dry stem (wine) in winter.
    by cactus-art
  • Bowiea bulbs are comprised of tightly clustered modified leaves, which serve as reserves of nutrients and moisture.
    by valentino
  • The bulb looks like a globe of green jade resting on the ground, sometimes camouflaged by a paper-thin, brownish
    by valentino
  • by cactus-art
  • Over time, the bulbs eventually split to produce two bulbs and even more as the plant becomes very old.
    by cactus-art
  • by cactus-art
  • by cactus-art
  • by cactus-art
  • by zoltan