Species Anacampseros papyracea
Pictures from Observations
Etymology of Anacampseros:
Gk. anakampto = to cause the return of; eros = love. The plant was supposed to be able to restore love.
Etymology of papyracea:
From the Latin papyraceus = ‘papyrus-like’
Anacampseros papyracea E. Mey. ex Fenzl
Etymology applies to:
Harv. & Sond. Fl. Cap. 2: 383 (1862)
Low perennial to 8 cm, with sprawling succulent branches. Leaves minute, hidden by white papery overlapping scales. Flowers solitary at branch tips, subsessile, whitish, stamens c. 20. Oct.--Nov. Quartz pebble patches, KM (Little Karoo to S Karoo).
Observations of Taxon
Name of observer:
Pauline Bohnen (David)
Date observed unknown