|Author: ||Harriet Margaret Louisa Bolus, 1933|
Mitford Park; SE
Grit - Mix|
Dwarf Tiger Jaw|
Faucaria hooleae, L. Bolus|
This member of the
was given this name by Harriet Margaret Louisa Bolus in 1934. It is found in the
Mitford Park area in Eastern Cape in South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and
lots of sun. The caudex can grow to three centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to four to eight centimetres in height. The flowers are bright yellow.
The genera name is from the Latin word
fauces; 'animal mouth' because of the appearance of leaves. The species
name from Latin; gratia; 'favour' or 'grace'.