Living stones #188791

Living stones
Lithops spp

A tree branch is blocking the sunlight. What will you do?
bend it over , do nothing or run away
#188209 and #188313
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Living stones come from Southern Africa. The round shape is designed to reduce the evaporation surface; in addition its appearance protects the plant from predators. Each year a new pair of leaves is formed, the old pair of leaves provides the necessary moisture for it and then dries up.

Current Location
This plant is in truelinor's Greenhouse.

Mar 16, 2015, 4:37:02 AM
Finally full grown.

Mar 7, 2015, 12:37:01 AM
It began to sprout.

Mar 1, 2015, 9:53:45 PM
Taken by truelinor.