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Suculentas \ Aizoaceae \ Faucaria

Faucaria
(Schwantes, 1926)


Etymology: It comes from the Latin maw, meaning mouth.
Origin: Cape Province in South Africa.

Despite its aggressive look that resembles crocodile mouths, in some species even teeth, the plant is totally harmless.

The whole plant resembles small mouths, some even toothed species, but their teeth are completely harmless. usually not exceed 10 cm forming more or less extensive groupings. It blooms in autumn / winter. The flowers open in the middle of the day, especially when the sun reaches them directly. They are easy to grow if somewhat sensitive to rottenness. Thanks well-drained soils. They reproduce very easily by cuttings. Thank full sun and high temperatures. It can withstand a light frost. It is advisable to keep them dry out the growth period. The most recently accepted for this genre classification is proposed by Groen & Van Der Maesen in 1999 which is a significant simplification and reduction of the number of species.


Principales Taxones:
Faucaria felina ((L.) Schwantes)

Faucaria felina ((L.) Schwantes)

Etymology: the Latin Felis (Cat)
Origin: Cape Province in South Africa.

Extremely variable appearance reminds remarkably small mouths cat. Leer Más

Otros Taxones:
Faucaria bosscheana
Faucaria lupina
Faucaria nemorosa
Faucaria tigrina
Nombres en Desuso:
Faucaria acutipetala Vease -> Faucaria felina ((L.) Schwantes)
Faucaria albidens Vease -> Faucaria bosscheana
Faucaria britteniae Vease -> Faucaria felina Spp britteniae
Faucaria candida Vease -> Faucaria felina ((L.) Schwantes)
Faucaria coronata Vease -> Faucaria felina Spp britteniae
Faucaria cradockensis Vease -> Faucaria felina ((L.) Schwantes)
Faucaria crassisepala Vease -> Faucaria felina ((L.) Schwantes)
Faucaria duncanii Vease -> Faucaria felina ((L.) Schwantes)
Faucaria grandis Vease -> Faucaria felina Spp britteniae
Faucaria haagei Vease -> Faucaria bosscheana Var haagei
Faucaria janesii Vease -> Faucaria felina ((L.) Schwantes)
Faucaria kendrewensis Vease -> Faucaria bosscheana
Faucaria kingiae Vease -> Faucaria felina ((L.) Schwantes)
Faucaria latipetala Vease -> Faucaria felina ((L.) Schwantes)
Faucaria laxipetala Vease -> Faucaria felina ((L.) Schwantes)
Faucaria longidens Vease -> Faucaria felina ((L.) Schwantes)
Faucaria longifolia Vease -> Faucaria felina ((L.) Schwantes)
Faucaria militaris Vease -> Faucaria felina ((L.) Schwantes)
Faucaria montana Vease -> Faucaria felina ((L.) Schwantes)
Faucaria multidens Vease -> Faucaria felina ((L.) Schwantes)
Faucaria paucidens Vease -> Faucaria bosscheana
Faucaria peersii Vease -> Faucaria bosscheana
Faucaria plana Vease -> Faucaria felina ((L.) Schwantes)
Faucaria ryneveldiae Vease -> Faucaria felina ((L.) Schwantes)
Faucaria smithii Vease -> Faucaria felina Spp britteniae
Faucaria speciosa Vease -> Faucaria felina Spp britteniae
Faucaria tuberculosa Vease -> Faucaria felina Spp tuberculosa
Faucaria uniondalensis Vease -> Faucaria felina ((L.) Schwantes)