TRIGYNUS (Burch.) Poelln.
subcompressus p.p. Poelln., calico hearts plant, bontplakkie)
on rocky ridges in the Upper Karoo.
Similar to A. schuldtianus, but with broader, orbicular, usually spotted leaves with a horny margin right around the
flattened leaves, according to Tölken. It has very short stems emerging from a large
Section 2 species are from the dry, nominally summer-rainfall interior. A. trigynus is compact and relatively slow growing.
Plants from around Pofadder which were referred here by Tölken are now included under A. schuldtianus subsp. juttae.
grown mis-labelled as A. maculatus. Since this has highly variable in leaf markings
and colour, it is worth collecting many forms.
A distinctive, small, almost-twiggy form from the southern edge of the distribution area is mentioned in the literature as A. kitchingii n.n.
Near Griekwastad (Klaarwater), the type locality for A.
N. Danielskuil, deep in the shadow of bushes.