Ruschia

 

Ruschia is a large mesemb genus of over 300 species mostly from southern Africa. It is named after Ernst Rusch, a plant collector of the beginning of the 20th century. The species vary from thorny shrubs to very low ground covers.

Many if not most species of Ruschia have their main growing season at the end of the summer. They bloom at the end of the growing season.

They are propagated by seeds or stem cuttings.

Species and varieties
Ruschia caroli
Ruschia dichroa
Ruschia dualis
Ruschia exaltata
Ruschia herrei
Ruschia indurata
Ruschia maxima
Ruschia perfoliata
Ruschia piscodora
Ruschia rupicola
Ruschia schneideriana
Ruschia uncinata
Ruschia disarticulata synonym of Eberlanzia disarticulata
Ruschia hollowayana synonym of Ruschia schneideriana
Ruschia pillansii synonym of Ruschia schneideriana
Ruschia spathulata synonym of Ruschia schneideriana
Ruschia uncinella synonym of Ruschia uncinata

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