Botanical details
  • Genus: Adromischus Family: Crassulaceae
General description
  • common names: Plover eggs, Club-adromischus; Knuppelplakkie (Afrikaans);
  • dwarf succulent, up to 7cm tall, leaves 2.5 to 5cm long;
  • forms groups of stems.

Origin and habitat: South Africa, Eastern Cape, Noorsveld.

Altitude: high up on the mountains.


  • its leaves are fat, glabrous, small semi cylindrical;
  • flowers are very small, attached directly by their bases without a stalk or peduncle (sessile), white-cream or pinkish with violet tones, dusty looking.