The genus Dinteranthus occurs in the north-western parts of the Northern Cape Provice, South Africa and the south-eastern parts of Namibia. The small sphaeroid bodies of these plants resemble other rock-like mesembs such as Lithops. The leaf pairs are separated by a deep cleft from which the flower arises. Unlike other sphaeroids, however, the leaves often have a distinct keel along the lower leaf surface. The plants are popular among collectors. They need excellent drainage and a good deal of light. They should be treated like Lithops, though they require less water.
A stemless clump forming plant. Plants need summer resting period.
USDA Zone - 8
Season to Sow - Autumn
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