Aizoaceae [ay-y-zoh-ay’-see-ee] – is the botanical name of the family known as the Carpetweed. This family is a group of usually fleshy, low growing herbs and sub-shrubs widely found primarily in warm locations along the seashore and deserts.
The best-known genus is the Mesembryanthemum (ice plant) prized for its beautiful flowers that open only in with the sunshine. Other genera grown are:
The baby toes plant – Fenestraria (fen-es-TRAY-ree-uh), is a succulent plant belonging to the family Aizoaceae. The plant is native to Coastal South Africa including Namaqualand in Namibia. The plant’s botanical originates from
Pleiospilos nelii (plee-oh-SPIL-os) is a flowering succulent plant hailing from South Africa. The genus Pleiospilos plant name comes from two Greek words: first ‘pleios’, means many and the second part, ‘spilos’ means spot. It
Corpuscularia lehmannii [kor-pus-koo-LAY-ree-uh] [lay-MAH-nee-eye] is a compact succulent with thick blue-green leaves. The species is currently threatened in its native region due to invasive species and habitat degradation. It’s mostly
The lapidaria margaretae [lap-ih-DAY-ree-uh, mar-GAR-et-tay] is closely related to the Aizoaceae family and resembles succulent plants like Schwantesia and Lithops plants. The main point of difference is while these plants
Frithia pulchra [FRITH-ee-uh PUL-kruh] are succulent perennials belonging to the family Aizoaceae. These rare plants have an extremely low growth habit, are very adaptable, and thrive in their harsh native
Carpobrotus Chilensis (kar-poh-BROH-tus chil-ee-EN-sis) is a succulent plant that belongs to the Aizoaceae or fig-marigold family. It is also known as Mesembryanthemum chilensis. It’s a species of the Carpobrotus genus and