Tylecodon schaeferanus is a small species from Luderitz Bay on the west coast of Namibia in the Namib Desert. The plants are winter growing and have swollen greenish leaves.
Tylecodon schaeferanus has a tuberous root and the short light coloured stems are covered with fissured bark.
The flowers appear approximately in February at the end of the growing season.
Tylecodon schaeferanus in cultivation.
Tylecodon schaeferanus flower and buds.