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Gibbaeum album f. roseum (N.E.Br.) G.D.Rowley

= Gibbaeum album var. roseum N.E.Br.

Accepted Scientific Name: Gibbaeum album N.E.Br.
Gard. Chron. 1926, Ser. III. lxxix. 215.

Gibbaeum album f. roseum (Gibbaeum album var. roseum) Photo by: Cactus Art
Gibbaeum album in full bloom is an unforgettable experience. Violet flowers contrasted beautifully with an almost white plant body


See all synonyms of Gibbaeum album
Accepted name in llifle Database:
Gibbaeum album N.E.Br.
Gard. Chron. 1926, Ser. III. lxxix. 215.
Synonymy: 3

Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Beak of a shark
AFRIKAANS (Afrikaans): Bababoutjie, Haaibekkie

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Gibbaeum album group

  • Gibbaeum album N.E.Br.: Dwarf, compactm scarcely branched clump-forming succulent with unequal, asymmetric leaf-pairs, (of which one more long) developed into a prominent and oblique keeled chin, with a chalky white to greyish-white metallic colour. Flowers white to pink.
  • Gibbaeum album var. roseum N.E.Br.: Same as the type, but with daisy-like, pink to dark violet blooms.

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