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The name "Gibbaeum" comes from the Latin "gibbosus" (=hunchback)
These succulent plants growing in clumps are characterized by pairs of leaves mostly globular or sometimes thick and arcuate The sizes of the leaves of a same pair are sometimes different.
Sunny exposure and well drained soil.
The growth period (emergence of new leaves and flowering) is in summer for some species ans in winter for other ones.
Multiplication by cuttings or seedlings.
Temperature must stay above 10 °C in winter.
List of species
- Gibbaeum album
- Gibbaeum angulipes
- Gibbaeum blackburniae
- Gibbaeum comptonii
- Gibbaeum cryptopodium
- Gibbaeum dispar
- Gibbaeum esterhuyseniae
- Gibbaeum geminum
- Gibbaeum gibbosum
- Gibbaeum haagei
- Gibbaeum heatheii
- Gibbaeum luckhofii
- Gibbaeum nebrownii
- Gibbaeum pachypodium
- Gibbaeum periviride
- Gibbaeum petrense
- Gibbaeum pilosum
- Gibbaeum pubescens
- Gibbaeum schwantesii
- Gibbaeum shandii
- Gibbaeum velutinum
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