This genus is monotypic (it contains only one species). Bijlia are named after Mrs. D. Van Der Bijl. They come the Great Karoo desert in South Africa.

Bijlia are winter grower, they should be kept rather dry in summer. They will take some light frost for a short period of time.

Species and varieties
Bijlia cana (Prince Albert Vygie)
Bijlia tugwelliae
Bijlia dilatata synonym of Bijlia cana (Prince Albert Vygie)

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