lithops

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Etymology[edit]

From the genus name.

Noun[edit]

lithops (plural lithops)

  1. Any of the genus Lithops of succulent plants resembling stones.
    • 2008 January 3, Anne Raver, “No Need to Fly South to See Blossoms in Winter”, New York Times:
      And the succulents house, which is kept a cool 60 degrees during the day and 50 to 55 degrees at night, holds aloes and lithops (which look like small stones), just beginning to bloom.