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Gasteria brachyphylla (Salm-Dyck) van Jaarsv.

Aloe brachyphylla Salm-Dyck

Aloe pseudonigricans Salm-Dyck

Aloe subnigricans Spreng. [Illegitimate]

Aloe subnigricans var. canaliculata Salm-Dyck

Gasteria angustiarum Poelln.

Gasteria brachyphylla var. brachyphylla

Gasteria fasciata var. laxa Haw.

Gasteria fasciata var. polyspila (Baker) A.Berger

Gasteria joubertii Poelln.

Gasteria nigricans var. marmorata Haw.

Gasteria nigricans var. platyphylla Baker

Gasteria nigricans var. polyspila Baker

Gasteria subnigricans Haw. [Illegitimate]

Gasteria subnigricans var. canaliculata (Salm-Dyck) A.Berger

Gasteria triebneriana Poelln.

Gasteria transvaalensis Baker

Gasteria subnigricans var. glabrior Haw.

Gasteria vlaaktensis Poelln.


 
ParentsUnknownGenus is not in the current taxonomy
GenusGasteria
Speciesbrachyphylla

About plant names...

These are South African natives, not found in the wild in North America. The genus, Gasteria, meaning stomach, refers to the swollen middles of the tubular flowers.

Identification: Plants are less than 12" (30 cm) high. Leaves are 4-8" (10-20 cm) long and ⅜-¾" (1-2 cm) wide, with rounded tips, spotted with white flecks. Flowers are tubular, with swollen middles.

Online References:

Gasteria on the Succulent Plant Page

Gasteria brachyphylla on desert-plants.blogspot.com

Gasteria brachyphylla on sites.google.com

Gasteria brachyphylla on Flickr

Gasteria brachyphylla on Flickr

Haworthias and Gasterias on haworthia-gasteria.blogspot.com

Gasteria brachyphylla description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Gasteria brachyphylla

4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD
≈ 17 × 12" (44 × 29 cm)

Gasteria brachyphylla

4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD
≈ 8 × 7" (19 × 18 cm)

Range: Zones 9b-11:

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