Genus containing 15 dwarf, perennial, succulent species in the ice plant family, Aizoaceae. The Aizoaceae family is commonly known by the name ice plants and also known as vygies in South Africa and New Zealand. They have tuberous roots and a tufted growth habit. Produces fleshy leaves and daisy-like flowers with long, strap-shaped petals, either singly or in clusters. They are brightly coloured, usually yellow, white or pink and appear from late winter to early spring.
Western, Eastern and Northern Cape Provinces of South Africa.
Pink, Yellow, White