Cattle tongue, Ox-tongue, Cow-tongue cactus. 6 more photos VIEW GALLERY. 1994. Flowers: 12-40 per raceme, hanging elegantly and all pointing in the same direction. Gasteria pillansii. 1 Gasteria species - Distribution map South Africa.jpg 932 × 768; 84 KB. Watering: During the hot summer months, the soil should be kept moist but not overly wet. You can grow a plant in a 10-15 cm pot for years and have perfectly happy plants. Name Language; Namaqua gasteria: English: Propose photo. Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Gasteria pillansii group, Bibliography: Major references and further lectures1) Ernst J. Nov 19, 2019 - Gasteria is a genus of succulent plants native to South Africa. Description: Gasteria neliana, once considered a separate species, is now regarded as a form of Gasteria pillansii with thick, fleshy, heavily spotted tongue-like leaves. G. Gasteria pillansii; Media in category "Gasteria pillansii" The following 11 files are in this category, out of 11 total. (with some sun exposure the leaf develops a nice reddish tint and remain compact) During the hot summer months, the soil should be kept moist but not overly wet. Gasteria The succulent genus Gasteria is endemic to South Africa, growing in the dry regions of the south and south-eastern Cape. Gasteria Flowers . Subscribe now and be up to date with our latest news and updates. Trans. Remarks: Gasterias are best planted in a shaded and airy part of the greenhouse, and not too close to the glass roof or sides of the house as the plants can overheat during hot spells.Propagation: Gasterias are easily propagated by the removal of offshoots or by leaf cuttings in spring or summer. “Gasterias of South Africa” Fernwood Press, Cape Town 3) Urs Eggli “Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants: Monocotyledons” Springer, 20014) Charles L. Scott “The genus Haworthia (Liliaceae): a taxonomic revision” Aloe Books, 19855) James Cullen, Sabina G. Knees, H. Suzanne Cubey “The European Garden Flora Flowering Plants: A Manual for the Identification of Plants Cultivated in Europe, Both Out-of-Doors and Under Glass” Cambridge University Press, 11/Aug/20116) Bolus, H. & Kensit, Louisa, 1909. van Jaarsv. Other commonly associated succulent species in the habitat include Haworthia arachnoidea, Conophytum stephanii, Conophytum obcordellum, Crassula hirsuta, Crassula hemisphaerica, Ruschia rariflora, Lampranthus thermarum, Tylecodon paniculatus, Tylecodon reticulatus, Cotyledon orbiculata, Adromischus orbiculata, Adromischus marianiae, Prenia pallens, Stapelia hirsuta and... many more succulent and geophytic species. : small forms with leaves smaller than 70 mm. Cite this page: "Gasteria pillansii" Text available under a CC-BY-SA Creative Commons Attribution License. Gasteria batesiana presents few problems in cultivation, being an exceedingly "forgiving" species when it comes to the sometimes hit-or-miss culture given it by novice succulent enthusiasts. Gasteria is a genus of succulent plants, native to South Africa (and the far south-west corner of Namibia). Common names include ox-tongue, cow-tongue, lawyer's tongue and, occasionally, mother-in-law's tongue. Common names. (It is the only Gasteria of Namaqualand).Altitude: From close to sea level up to 1000 metres asl.Habitat: It grows in a dry winter rainfall region on sandstone, granite and shale rocky outcrops and quartz veins in succulent shrubland, often underneath shrubs or shrublets or in the shade of rocks, rarely in exposed or north-facing aspects. Ox Tongue (Gasteria glomerata) (von Jaarsveld): Slow-growing, dwarf Gasteria with stacks of firm, tongue-like leaves.Each plant stays under about 3.0" wide and 4.0" tall, but they can produce numerous offsets and develop into an 8.0" to 12.0" cluster. If they are not, fungicides won't help all that much. Gasteria pillansii var. The names found have these generic epithets: Gasteria; ... Gasteria pillansii var. Asphodeloideae. Common names include ox-tongue, cow-tongue, lawyer's tongue … Common names: Namaqua gasteria (Eng. Gasteria pseudonigricans Haworth 1827 This doesn't appear to be a vaild name despite this succulent plant appearing in many collections. Gasteria pillansii ( "Namaqua Gasteria") is succulent plant native to the arid winter-rainfall regions in the far west of South Africa and Namibia . The Plant List includes a further 56 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Gasteria.We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. They are flattened, stiff, and thick on many species and lead to common names, such as lawyer’s tongue, ox tongue, and cow tongue. Then lay the leaf on its side with the basal part buried in the soil. Roy. Description: Gasteria pillansii var. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Remarks: There is considerable variation in Gasteria pillansii over the large distribution area in leaf and flowers size. Gasteria pillansii Common Name(s): Synonym(s): Gasteria neliana: To view a chart comparing alternate taxonomy Click Here. USDA hardiness zone 9b to 11b: from 25 °F (−3.9 °C) to 50 °F (+10 °C). All rights reserved. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 1(1): 147-163. doi: 10.1080/00359190909520034. pillansii, Gasteria neliana. Bolus H, Kensit L (1909) CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE AFRICAN FLORA. The flowers are rich in nectar.Blooming season: It is the only true winter rainfall species of this genus, flowering in summer from winter growth. Category: Cactus and Succulents. Namaqua Gasteria, Mother-in-Law's Tongue, Lawyer's Tongue, Cow Tongue Cactus, Cattle Tongue. Common Names. Cultivation and Propagation: It is of easy culture and can grow on window sills, verandas and in miniature succulent gardens where it is happy to share its habitat with other smaller succulent plants, or in outdoor rockeries.Growth rate: It is a relatively fast-growing plant that offsets freely to form small clusters quickly.Soil: It is tolerant of a wide range of soils and habitats, but prefers a very porous potting mix to increase drainage. : has heavily spotted tongue-like leaves. The roots are shallow and this helps the plants obtain moisture from barely wet soils, and nourishment from decaying leaves and debris from larger shrubs.Rosettes: Acaulescent with 8-12 decumbent to erect leaves, 5-20 cm tall and 6-40 cm wideLeaves: Distichous, fleshy, 2-20 cm long, 1,5-5 cm cm wide at the base, lorate (tongue shaped), stiff, hard, leathery and pointed at the tip, both surfaces slightly convex, emerald green with whitish green spots often forming transverse rows. Donate now to support the LLIFLE projects. Binomial name. "Contributions to the African Flora: Gasteria pillansii., Kensit, n. Roots: Succulent, cylindrical (terete), few branched and short, varying in thickness and numbers from season to season, particularly as temperature and moisture levels change. Gasteria are susceptible to fungal infections, which usually appear as black spots on the leaves. pillansii: Synonym: WCSP: 2012-03-26: Gasteria planifolia (Baker) Baker: Synonym: WCSP: 2012-03-26: Gasteria platyphylla Baker: Synonym: WCSP: 2012-03-26: Gasteria pluripunctata Haw. It is easily grown in containers in a shady spot, but … Common names include ox-tongue, cow-tongue, lawyer’s tongue and, occasionally, mother-in-law’s tongue. Low ambient humidity is always needed. It proliferate from subterraneous stolons and forms large clumps. 51073: GASTERIA CAESPITOSA FMA. Subfamily: Asphodeloideae Distribution: Western Cape, Namaqualand and southern Nambia. Family: Asphodelaceae . Over time, clusters will naturally enlarge as the mother plant sends off small plantlets… – See more at: How to Grow and Care for Gasteria. Subfamily: Tribe: Distribution: South Africa (Africa) Habit: Distichous: Flower: Orange: Encounterability: Common Worldwide: This icon appears next to images that have been 3rd party verified. Rainfall 25-200 mm per annum. Gasteria pillansii is stemless succulent with strap-shaped leaves in two opposite rows and is very variable in its appearance and especially in its size. Adapted to the erratic rainfall of their ecosystem, they are slow-growing xerophytic perennials, drought-resistant, shade-loving, and shallow-rooted. 2019. The genus is named for its stomach-shaped flowers (“gaster” is Latin for “stomach”). The Plant List includes 133 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Gasteria.Of these 22 are accepted species names. Examples of Gasteria succulents: Description Africana Museum , Johannnesburg.8) Von Poellnitz, K. & Dinter, K. 1938. (L.) Haw. They can also grown from seed. In general, any place where Haworthia and Aloe thrive will be hospitable to a Gasteria. Gasteria are often grouped with Haworthia because the plants have similar cultural requirements. Plant index of a new book blending superb photography with natural history, dealing with succulent and geophytic plants of the richest semi-desert on earth. Could be G. subnigricans which may in turn be a form of G. brachyphylla or just an attractive plant of garden origin. No water should ever be allowed to stand around the roots. pillansii, Gasteria neliana, Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae Gasteria pillansii Name Homonyms Gasteria pillansii Kensit Bibliographic References. Scientific Name. To propagate by leaf cuttings, remove a leaf and let it lie for about one month, giving the wound time to heal. Gasteria neliana Poelln. It sometimes goes by the colloquial name \"ox tongue,\" after the long, rough texture of the leaves. Statistics. Gasteria ernesti-ruschii Dinter & Poelln. /Encyclopedia/SUCCULENTS/Family/Aloaceae/17327/Gasteria_pillansii. Feeding: The plants are fertilized only once during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to ½ the recommended strength. Gasteria pillansii. ernesti-ruschii (Dinter & Poelln.) ©2013-2020 LLIFLE - Encyclopedia of living forms. Gasteria Species Gasteria pillansii. Many varieties have warts; some are black while some are pastel colors. View other plants in this family QR code link View other plants in this genus Gasteria pillansii is the only true winter rainfall species of the genus. It proliferate from subterraneous stolons and forms clumps up to 1 m wide. This leaf should root within a month or two, and small plants will form at the leaf base. "Die erste Gasteria-art aus Sudwestafrika. Pages in category "Gasteria pillansii" This category contains only the following page. Synonyms. The majority of our cacti and succulents are shipped bare root. Bibliography. Gasteria pillansii var. The common names of most Gasteria include names like Ox Tongue, Cow Tongue or Lawyer's Tongue (the leaves tend to look tongue-shaped, though not sure if they look more an ox's, cow's or even a lawyer's tongue than those of any other animal or profession.) Accessed Feb. 26 2019. Origin and Habitat: South Africa, northwestern part of Western Cape, Namaqualand and southern Nambia. The Plant List 2013. Gasteria. Published on the internet. It is native to the arid winter-rainfall regions in the far west of South Africa and Namibia. ... Common Name: Gasteria: Type: Cacti & Succulents: USDA Hardiness Zone (°F): 9 (20 to 30 °F) Sunlight: Partial Shade, Full Sun: Plant Type: Succulent: Genus: Gasteria: Item details: (BICOLOR) LIL: $4.00 *82202: GASTERIA CARINATA: LIL: ... this is the name that is common to the trade. For best results, use a shallow pot. Gasteria pillansii in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Our plants are packaged with care, utilizing varying protective wrapping (depending on the cactus or succulent), such as newspaper and/or Styrofoam beads within a cardboard box. ernesti-ruschii is a dwarf form differentiated from the standard species by leaves smaller than 70 mm (up to 20 cm long in H. pillansii). Gasteria pillansii Kensit appears in other Kew resources: IPNI - The International Plant Names Index. : sometimes considered a distinct species, it has thick, fleshy, heavily spotted leaves. Exposure: Need light shade to shade, but will take full sun part of the day. The genus is named for its stomach-shaped flowers ("gaster" is Latin for "stomach"). These are the result of too much humidity or water on the leaves, but they should not spread too quickly. The flowers are up to 1.8 inches (4.5 cm) long, with only slightly swollen bases for up to 1/3 of the length. Kingdom Plantae ( 1PLAK ) Phylum Magnoliophyta ( 1MAGP ) Class Angiospermae ( 1ANGC ) Category Basal monocotyledons ... General information about Gasteria pillansii (GSRPI) Gasteria is a genus of succulent plants, native to South Africa (and the far south-west corner of Namibia). Distribution: near the Port Nolloth coast to southern Namibia. Gasteria is a genus of relatively rare, aloe-like succulents. Gasteria are small, shallow-rooted, and relatively slow-growing. Care must be given in watering, keeping them warm and wet while growing, and cooler and dry when dormant. View gallery. The plant is named for the sac-like shape of its flowers, which are supposed to resemble a stomach. The soils are sandy and permeable. USDA Zones 9b-11.Pest and diseases: Rot is only a minor problem with Gasteria if the plants are watered and “aired” correctly. Incorrect watering, poor drainage or too much shade can lead to attack by pests and diseases. Scientific Classification. A non-acid soil is ideal. During the winter months, water only when the soil becomes completely dry. Wet soil quickly causes root and stem rot, especially during chilly winter months. Roy. Pedicels flexible 9-20 mm long, tending to be aligned in a neat rank. Margins cartilaginous minutely toothed.Inflorescences: Racemes (1-3 per rosette), 6-120(-165) cm long, spreading, arched, usually unbranched or occasionally with a pair of side branches. The plant is named for the sac-like shape of its flowers, which are supposed to resemble a stomach. Published online. Gasteria pillansii Kensit: has heavily spotted tongue-like leaves. sp." South Africa 1: 163 (1910) ... Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone The International Plant Names Index and … 50923: GASTERIA MARMORATA VARIEGATED: LIL: $4.00: ... GASTERIA PILLANSII V ERNEST-RAUSCHII VARIEGATED: LIL: $7.50: Small growing, freely clustering with cream variegation. Distribution: It is the only Gasteria of Namaqualand (Northern Cape). Gasteria ernesti-ruschii Dinter et von Poellnitz spec. Taxonomy. They are often grown in small clusters in wide, shallow dishes. 194 plant name records match your search criteria Gasteria. Known to the trade as this name. Seeds: Flattish 4-5 mm wide and 2,5 mm thick. Species: G. pillansii. They may be a cutting, division or non-rooting plant. Soc. Hardiness: During the winter months, water only when the soil becomes completely dry. Rosettes: Acaulescent with 8-12 decumbent to erect leaves, 5-20 cm tall and 6-40 cm wide. Summers are very hot with temperatures often reaching 40º C and light frost may occur in winter. Description: Gasteria pillansii is a nice succulent plant with thick, heavily spotted tongue-like leaves. Copyright © 2013-2020 World of Succulents. Namaqua Gasteria, Mother-in-Law's Tongue, Lawyer's Tongue, Cow Tongue Cactus, Cattle Tongue, Gasteria pillansii var. Gasteria is a genus of succulent plants, native to South Africa. Scientific name: Gasteria batesiana Rowley. (in habitat November to April)Fruits: Capsules 15-23 long, 7 mm in diameter, opening at the margins. "Cataloque of pictures in the Africana museum" Vol 2, 307-738. Gasteria pillansii Kensit. : sometimes considered a distinct species, it has thick, fleshy, heavily spotted leaves. ); Namakwa-beestong (Afr.) Genus: Gasteria. Gasteria pillansii (Namaqua Gasteria) is stemless succulent with strap-shaped leaves in two opposite rows and is very variable in its… Succulentopedia Gasteria batesiana f. variegata (Knoppies Gasteria) Soc. Details about Rare Gasteria Pillansii "Namaqua" Live Rooted Succulent Plant Indoor Houseplant. 1967. Accessed: 2019 Feb. 26. International Plant Names Index. The results are below. Less stomach-shaped than many other members of the genus, 25-45 mm long (mostly 35 mm), 6-8 mm in diameter with slender curved dull pink perianth, that becomes almost white near the apex with dark green lines running along the outer tepals into the out-curving tips, getting darker as they progress. Gasteria pillansii - Namakwa-beestong, Namaqua gasteria : Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden, South Africa pH neutral (6.2 to 7.8). It proliferate from subterraneous stolons and forms... Gasteria pillansii var. South Africa 1: 163 1910. Gasteria pillansii is easily grown in containers in a shady spot, but has to be kept dry during summer months and it prefers shade. Gasteria have a natural defense mechanism against such fungal attacks and attack the invading organism and seal off the wounded spot. It is the form most often encountered in the trade and has been given the name 'Pongola'. Van Jaarsveld, Ellaphie Ward-Hilhorst “Gasterias of South Africa: a new revision of a major succulent group” National Botanical Institute (South Africa)2) Van Jaarsveld, E.J. Both are attractive, small succulents that can tolerate somewhat more shade than many succulents, which makes them more suitable as houseplants. The rosettes are up to 8 inches (20 cm) tall and 16 inches (40 cm) wide. It sometimes goes by the colloquial name “ox tongue,” after the long, rough texture of the leaves. Frost hardy to -1°C (Or less). First published in Trans. Family Common name Place of Origin Condition of the plant see pictures / as per photographs Size of the plant 5CM Age of the Plant - Note own rootsown roots PLANTS WILL BE SENT BARE roots WITH no SOIL AND POT THE PLANTS ARE SHIPPED WITH BARE ROOT AND WITHOUT POT. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 1: 163.7) Kennedy, R.F. It proliferate from subterraneous stolons and forms clumps, with up to 150 plants per group and up to 1 m wide. nov." Kakteen und Andere Sukkulenten, 63: 239.9) Domitilla Raimondo “Red list of South African plants 2009” South African National Biodiversity Institute, 200910) F. Sajeva and M. Costanzo, “Succulents, The Illustrated Dictionary” Timber Press, Incorporated, 1997. Genus: Gasteria. Family: Asphodelaceae (as-foh-del-AY-see-ee) Genus: Gasteria (gas-TAIR-ee-uh) Species: pillansii (pil-AN-see-eye) 5 members have or want this plant for trade. The species also shares similarities with several other gasterias and closely resemble Gasteria disticha (from Southern Karoo), which has similar leaves but smaller gasteriform flowers of only 12-20 mm in length. Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae Subfamily: Asphodeloideae Genus: Gasteria. It grows in close proximity to many small succulent species and similarly camouflaged. ernesti-ruschii (Dinter & Poelln.) 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