Piccola specie che ramifica facilmente e che forma rapidamnte densi cusini. Produce numerosi fiori gialli a forma di margherita in autunno. Le piante fiorite sono molto attraenti.
Family: Mesebrianthemaceae (Aizoaceae)
Origin: Cape Province, Namakwaland
Etymology: These plants are named after the Missionary, G. Meyer Steinkopf, S. Africa
More synonyms of this plant are: Conophytum extractum, Conophytum candidum, Conophytum corculum, Conophytum ecarinatum var. candidum, Conophytum laetum, Conophytum laetum var. extractum, Conophytum leopardinum, Conophytum meyeri f. semilunulum, Conophytum microstoma, Conophytum nanum, Mesembryanthemum nanum, Conophytum niveum, Conophytum papillatum, Conophytum puberulum & Conophytum semilunulum
Conophytum meyeri JE1776
Description: It is a low, dwarf, cushion-forming but robust plant and divide quite freely, It is stemless (branches subterranean) or branch aerially.
Cultivation: C. meyeri is easy to grow. These plants grow on winter rain and head for summer dormancy. They require little water; otherwise its epidermis breaks (resulting in unsightly scars). Water minimally in summer, (only when the plant starts shrivelling), but it will generally grow even in summer if given water. Water regularly in winter after the previous year's leaves have dried up. Requires good drainage. Keep cool and shaded in summer, it needs full sun or light shade. Hardy to -2°C. Ensure a very good ventilation. Avoid to repot frequently. This plant may stay in the same pot for many years.
Propagation: It can be reproduced both by cuttings and seeds. Take the cutting from a grown-up mother plant. Each cutting must contain one or more heads along with a fraction of root.