genus Lithops


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Noun1.genus Lithops - genus of stemless South African succulents
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Aizoaceae, carpetweed family, family Aizoaceae, family Tetragoniaceae, Tetragoniaceae - succulent herbs or small shrubs mostly of South Africa but also New Zealand and North America: carpetweeds; fig marigolds
flowering stone, lithops, living stone, stone life face, stone plant, stoneface, stone-face - any plant of the genus Lithops native to Africa having solitary yellow or white flowers and thick leaves that resemble stones
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Some succulent plants from the Cape have also prospered, such as the remarkable little plants of the genus Lithops, which look just like pebbles (why they went unnoticed for such a long time, until Burchell discovered the first Lithops species, L.
In the second chapter, the authors demonstrate the use of a neural network to classify species of the genus Lithops.