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Conophytum wittebergense de Boer
Succulenta (Netherlands) 44: 21 1965
Family: AIZOACEAE

Conophytum wittebergense Photo by: Giuseppe Distefano

Synonyms:

Common Names include:
CHINESE (中文): 墨小锥, 安珍, 清姬
JAPANESE (日本語): コノフィツム・ウィッテベルゲンセ, ウィッテベルゲンセ
KOREAN (한국어): 위드버겐스

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Conophytum minimum group

  • Conophytum labyrintheum (N.E.Br.) N.E.Br.: has the bodies 6-8 mm in diameter with the upper surface more or less flat, and the flowers to 8 mm in diameter.
  • Conophytum minimum (Haw.) N.E.Br.: tiny bodies marked with few to many reddish dots and lines and scented nocturnal flowers. It is very variable. Distribution: Western Cape.
  • Conophytum praecinctum N.E.Br.: has the bodies 6-8 mm in diameter with the upper surface vaulted and the flowers more than 8 mm in diameter.
  • Conophytum vagum N.E.Br.: has the bodies 9-15 mm in diameter.
  • Conophytum wittebergense de Boer: has tiny bodies marked with a network of dark red dots and lines on top. Some of those are well-decorated with fantastic red lines. Distribution: Witteberg Mts., Western Cape.


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