The word of the day is….
A lithops is a little desert plant, also called a “Living Stone”, that looks like this;
… or like this….
They don’t do much. They just sort of sit there looking like rocks or alien brains or something. But every now and then, they decide to bloom, and they do this.
Pretty cool. Here is the official name of the plant that is blooming.
And here is a closer view of the flower.
There are some amazing things in our basement.