The Handsome Lithops

lithopsH/T to the humble lithops, who are not cyclopse. The first scientific description of a lithops was made by William John Burchell, this gentleman:

William John Burchell

(via Wikipedia)

Here is a very nice time lapse of a lithops flowering: (Sorry, maybe the video won’t play, though it is CC)

Lithop’s first Bloom
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