Distribution: Little Karoo, southern Great Karoo
Photographs: Desert Plants
A small and attractive stapeliad. The stems are covered with small soft bristles. In its natural habitat in the Little Karoo the plants grow protected under bushes. The subspecies extents northwards to the Laingsburg district.
Huernia pillansii subspecies pillansii in habitat near Calitzdorp. A charming little desert plant showing off its reddish-brown flowers. Photographer: Gerhard Marx