Gasteria croucheri subsp. pendulifolia "Limón"
ex. Near Durban, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa
A very rare and beautiful find of Gasteria, with lemon-lime coloured flowers. The leaves are are also a lime-green colour, the plants appear lutescent.
"Limón" is the Spanish word for lemon, referring to the unusual flower colour.
Plant size: Well established propagations, about 10 to 12 cm from tip to tip are offered.
Plants offered, showing the lutescent leaves
Gasteria is a small genus of easy-growing Southern African plants, commonly known as "beestong" (Afrikaans) which translates to Ox Tongue, for its rough textured strap-shaped leaves, this is especially a character of Gasteria batesiana.
There are about 25 recognised species and are predominantly found in the Eastern Cape and Western Cape, but also known from the Northern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga. The genus is nearly endemic to South Africa, but is also recorded from Namibia and Swaziland.
For a list of the recognised Gasteria species, please read Gasteria Species Checklist.