Eberlanzia is a small genus with a couple of dozen species from the Karoo desert in western South Africa, and from Namibia. They are occasionally found in collections of succulent plants.

Most of the Eberlanzia are compact, erect, woody bush with glaucous succulent leaves and woody roots. They bear curious rectangularly branched thorns at the branch tips. They have red or pink flowers.

They will take a small amount of frost.

The Karoo desert receives more rain in the winter month, but most Eberlanzia are fairly opportunistic and will grow whenever they get water

Species and varieties
Eberlanzia disarticulata
Eberlanzia spinosa

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