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Ophthalmophyllum longitubum L. Bolus
J. S. African Bot. 28: 224-225 1962 (non Conophytum longitubum L.Bol.)

= Conophytum rawei G.D.Rowley
Natl. Cact. Succ. J. 33: 7 1978 Norn. nov. for Ophthalmophyllum longitubum L.Bolus (1962)

Accepted Scientific Name: Conophytum longum N.E.Br.
Gard. Chron. III, 88: 8 1930.

Ophthalmophyllum longitubum (Conophytum rawei) Photo by: K.k. Agrawal


See all synonyms of Conophytum longum
Accepted name in llifle Database:
Conophytum longum N.E.Br.
Gard. Chron. III, 88: 8 1930.
Synonymy: 10

Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Eye-Leaves

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Ophthalmophyllum longum group

  • Conophytum longum N.E.Br.: has small single or sparsely branched velvety-soft, lime green bodies with age and forming a small mat. Flowers white or pink. Distribution: Namaqualand, Northern Cape.
  • Conophytum rawei G.D.Rowley: this is a local form found 25 miles (40 km) west of Goodhouse on the way to Jakklswater. It is not not distinguishable, if not for the geographical provenance.

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