flowering stone


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Noun1.flowering stone - any plant of the genus Lithops native to Africa having solitary yellow or white flowers and thick leaves that resemble stonesflowering stone - any plant of the genus Lithops native to Africa having solitary yellow or white flowers and thick leaves that resemble stones
genus Lithops - genus of stemless South African succulents
succulent - a plant adapted to arid conditions and characterized by fleshy water-storing tissues that act as water reservoirs
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Pershing; poetry, The Flowering Stone by George Dillon; drama, Of Thee I Sing by George S.
Also known as "flowering stones," mesembs are succulents of the Aizoaceae family.