Native to the Cape Province, this genus consists ofplants, with fleshy crowded 4 or more to a growth no and all tongue-shaped. The are very large, and glossy yellow. The growing period lasts from June to the end of January. The should not be too rich and should consist of 1 part loam, a half part soil, and 1 part sand.
Glottiphyllum depressum. Theare very crowded, with 3 or 4 pairs to a growth, and arranged in two rows. The flowers are yellow.
Glottiphyllum linguiforme, A fast-growing plant. The fresh glossy green leaves are arranged in two rows and tongue-shaped, about z inches long and 1J inches broad. The flowers are large and golden-yellow.