Species Psammophora saxicola
Pictures from Observations
Etymology of Psammophora:
Gk. psammos = sand; phorein, phorus = to bear or carry. In its natural habitat the leaves are protected from excessive transpiration by a coating of sand.
Etymology of saxicola:
From the Latin saxum = ‘boulder’ and cola meaning ‘loving’; referring to the plant's preference for rocky habitats
Psammophora saxicola H. E. K. Hartmann
Bradleya 14: 44 (1996); Bradleya 14: 29-56 (1996)