Africana Museum , Johannnesburg.8) Von Poellnitz, K. & Dinter, K. 1938. Gasteria are small, shallow-rooted, and relatively slow-growing. 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. 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. Gasteria is a genus of succulent plants, native to South Africa. Care must be given in watering, keeping them warm and wet while growing, and cooler and dry when dormant. They may be a cutting, division or non-rooting plant. These are the result of too much humidity or water on the leaves, but they should not spread too quickly. Wet soil quickly causes root and stem rot, especially during chilly winter months. Gasteria pillansii Name Homonyms Gasteria pillansii Kensit Bibliographic References. Gasteria neliana Poelln. The Plant List 2013. It grows in close proximity to many small succulent species and similarly camouflaged. Species: G. pillansii. Exposure: Need light shade to shade, but will take full sun part of the day. 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. Examples of Gasteria succulents: It proliferate from subterraneous stolons and forms clumps up to 1 m wide. G. Gasteria pillansii; Media in category "Gasteria pillansii" The following 11 files are in this category, out of 11 total. The genus is named for its stomach-shaped flowers (“gaster” is Latin for “stomach”). sp." /Encyclopedia/SUCCULENTS/Family/Aloaceae/17327/Gasteria_pillansii. Gasteria pillansii Kensit: has heavily spotted tongue-like leaves. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 1(1): 147-163. doi: 10.1080/00359190909520034. 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. Pages in category "Gasteria pillansii" This category contains only the following page. 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. van Jaarsv. Copyright © 2013-2020 World of Succulents. Distribution: It is the only Gasteria of Namaqualand (Northern Cape). Rainfall 25-200 mm per annum. It proliferate from subterraneous stolons and forms large clumps. A non-acid soil is ideal. : sometimes considered a distinct species, it has thick, fleshy, heavily spotted leaves. Nov 19, 2019 - Gasteria is a genus of succulent plants native to South Africa. 194 plant name records match your search criteria Gasteria. Synonyms. ); Namakwa-beestong (Afr.) 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) 50923: GASTERIA MARMORATA VARIEGATED: LIL: $4.00: ... GASTERIA PILLANSII V ERNEST-RAUSCHII VARIEGATED: LIL: $7.50: Small growing, freely clustering with cream variegation. Genus: Gasteria. Scientific name: Gasteria batesiana Rowley. During the winter months, water only when the soil becomes completely dry. 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). 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. Remarks: There is considerable variation in Gasteria pillansii over the large distribution area in leaf and flowers size. (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. View gallery. USDA Zones 9b-11.Pest and diseases: Rot is only a minor problem with Gasteria if the plants are watered and “aired” correctly. Trans. Common Names. The Plant List includes 133 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Gasteria.Of these 22 are accepted species names. Gasteria is a genus of succulent plants, native to South Africa (and the far south-west corner of Namibia). "Die erste Gasteria-art aus Sudwestafrika. Hardiness: During the winter months, water only when the soil becomes completely dry. The leaves are mottled with white spots in transverse bands, and a white cartilaginous tuberculate margin. Gasteria pillansii Kensit. 1967. Scientific Name. Could be G. subnigricans which may in turn be a form of G. brachyphylla or just an attractive plant of garden origin. 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. Many varieties have warts; some are black while some are pastel colors. Published on the internet. No water should ever be allowed to stand around the roots. Roy. 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. Bibliography. Gasteria. Common names. Rosettes: Acaulescent with 8-12 decumbent to erect leaves, 5-20 cm tall and 6-40 cm wide. "Contributions to the African Flora: Gasteria pillansii., Kensit, n. Roy. Category: Cactus and Succulents. Gasteria is a genus of relatively rare, aloe-like succulents. In general, any place where Haworthia and Aloe thrive will be hospitable to a Gasteria. 51073: GASTERIA CAESPITOSA FMA. Soc. Binomial name. It proliferate from subterraneous stolons and forms clumps, with up to 150 plants per group and up to 1 m wide. (L.) Haw. Gasteria ernesti-ruschii Dinter & Poelln. Incorrect watering, poor drainage or too much shade can lead to attack by pests and diseases. Gasteria pillansii in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Cite this page: "Gasteria pillansii" Text available under a CC-BY-SA Creative Commons Attribution License. The results are below. Family: Asphodelaceae . Common names include ox-tongue, cow-tongue, lawyer's tongue … Gasteria pillansii is easily grown in containers in a shady spot, but has to be kept dry during summer months and it prefers shade. 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.) Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Gasteria pillansii group, Bibliography: Major references and further lectures1) Ernst J. Details about Rare Gasteria Pillansii "Namaqua" Live Rooted Succulent Plant Indoor Houseplant. Gasteria pillansii var. Distribution: near the Port Nolloth coast to southern Namibia. 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. Gasteria pillansii - Namakwa-beestong, Namaqua gasteria : Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden, South Africa Gasteria pseudonigricans Haworth 1827 This doesn't appear to be a vaild name despite this succulent plant appearing in many collections. Common names include ox-tongue, cow-tongue, lawyer’s tongue and, occasionally, mother-in-law’s tongue. : has heavily spotted tongue-like leaves. See all synonyms of Gasteria pillansii. Accessed Feb. 26 2019. It is easily grown in containers in a shady spot, but … The plant is named for the sac-like shape of its flowers, which are supposed to resemble a stomach. Over time, clusters will naturally enlarge as the mother plant sends off small plantlets… – See more at: How to Grow and Care for Gasteria. (in habitat November to April)Fruits: Capsules 15-23 long, 7 mm in diameter, opening at the margins. Watering: During the hot summer months, the soil should be kept moist but not overly wet. Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae Subfamily: Asphodeloideae Genus: Gasteria. Bolus H, Kensit L (1909) CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE AFRICAN FLORA. Published online. Low ambient humidity is always needed. ©2013-2020 LLIFLE - Encyclopedia of living forms. If they are not, fungicides won't help all that much. (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. Roots: Succulent, cylindrical (terete), few branched and short, varying in thickness and numbers from season to season, particularly as temperature and moisture levels change. For best results, use a shallow pot. pillansii, Gasteria neliana, Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae Gasteria are often grouped with Haworthia because the plants have similar cultural requirements. The soils are sandy and permeable. 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. 1994. Seeds: Flattish 4-5 mm wide and 2,5 mm thick. The majority of our cacti and succulents are shipped bare root. South Africa 1: 163 (1910) ... Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone The International Plant Names Index and … : small forms with leaves smaller than 70 mm. Name Language; Namaqua gasteria: English: Propose photo. Frost hardy to -1°C (Or less). 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. Statistics. 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'. Gasteria pillansii. 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. Summers are very hot with temperatures often reaching 40º C and light frost may occur in winter. 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. Namaqua Gasteria, Mother-in-Law's Tongue, Lawyer's Tongue, Cow Tongue Cactus, Cattle Tongue, Gasteria pillansii var. 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. Gasteria pillansii var. Soc. 1 Gasteria species - Distribution map South Africa.jpg 932 × 768; 84 KB. This leaf should root within a month or two, and small plants will form at the leaf base. Common names: Namaqua gasteria (Eng. Cattle tongue, Ox-tongue, Cow-tongue cactus. Feeding: The plants are fertilized only once during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to ½ the recommended strength. 2019. Gasteria The succulent genus Gasteria is endemic to South Africa, growing in the dry regions of the south and south-eastern Cape. 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. Origin and Habitat: South Africa, northwestern part of Western Cape, Namaqualand and southern Nambia. USDA hardiness zone 9b to 11b: from 25 °F (−3.9 °C) to 50 °F (+10 °C). 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. It sometimes goes by the colloquial name “ox tongue,” after the long, rough texture of the leaves. ernesti-ruschii (Dinter & Poelln.) Namaqua Gasteria, Mother-in-Law's Tongue, Lawyer's Tongue, Cow Tongue Cactus, Cattle Tongue. To propagate by leaf cuttings, remove a leaf and let it lie for about one month, giving the wound time to heal. Asphodeloideae. 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. 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. Distribution: Western Cape, Namaqualand and southern Nambia. They can also grown from seed. 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. Accessed: 2019 Feb. 26. International Plant Names Index. Gasteria are susceptible to fungal infections, which usually appear as black spots on the leaves. ... 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: 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). They are often grown in small clusters in wide, shallow dishes. Taxonomy. ernesti-ruschii (Dinter & Poelln.) Description: Gasteria pillansii is a nice succulent plant with thick, heavily spotted tongue-like leaves. 6 more photos VIEW GALLERY. Naming The genus is named for its stomach -shaped flowers ("gaster" is Latin for "stomach"). Gasteria Species Gasteria pillansii. The plant is named for the sac-like shape of its flowers, which are supposed to resemble a stomach. Common names include ox-tongue, cow-tongue, lawyer's tongue and, occasionally, mother-in-law's tongue. Description “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. Description: Gasteria pillansii var. Pedicels flexible 9-20 mm long, tending to be aligned in a neat rank. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 1: 163.7) Kennedy, R.F. pH neutral (6.2 to 7.8). All rights reserved. Subfamily: Asphodeloideae It proliferate from subterraneous stolons and forms... Gasteria pillansii var. 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. 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. 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. Scientific Classification. pillansii, Gasteria neliana. 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. Then lay the leaf on its side with the basal part buried in the soil. Gasteria pillansii Common Name(s): Synonym(s): Gasteria neliana: To view a chart comparing alternate taxonomy Click Here. Adapted to the erratic rainfall of their ecosystem, they are slow-growing xerophytic perennials, drought-resistant, shade-loving, and shallow-rooted. Subscribe now and be up to date with our latest news and updates. Gasteria pillansii Kensit appears in other Kew resources: IPNI - The International Plant Names Index. It is native to the arid winter-rainfall regions in the far west of South Africa and Namibia. Known to the trade as this name. First published in Trans. Gasteria pillansii. Flowers: 12-40 per raceme, hanging elegantly and all pointing in the same direction. The names found have these generic epithets: Gasteria; ... Gasteria pillansii var. (BICOLOR) LIL: $4.00 *82202: GASTERIA CARINATA: LIL: ... this is the name that is common to the trade. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 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. The genus is named for its stomach-shaped flowers ("gaster" is Latin for "stomach"). Gasteria ernesti-ruschii Dinter et von Poellnitz spec. Gasteria Flowers . It sometimes goes by the colloquial name \"ox tongue,\" after the long, rough texture of the leaves. You can grow a plant in a 10-15 cm pot for years and have perfectly happy plants. South Africa 1: 163 1910. "Cataloque of pictures in the Africana museum" Vol 2, 307-738. 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