Dinteranthus

 

Dinteranthus are a group of stemless succulents from the Cape Province in South Africa, close to the Orange river where they get mostly summer rain. This genus is closely related to Lithops and have similar requirement. They are named for the professor K. Dinter, Dinteranthus meaning "Dinter's flower".

They have yellow flowers in the fall. After they bloom, a new pair of leaves develop, used the moisture from the older pair of leaves to grow. The plants should not be watered until the old pair of leaves is totally shriveled. They will take a small amount of frost.

Species and varieties
Dinteranthus pole-evansii
Dinteranthus vanzijlii ssp. lineatus
Dinteranthus vanzijlii ssp. vanzijlii

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