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Noun: living rock  li-ving rók
  1. Usually unbranched usually spineless cactus covered with warty tubercles and having magenta flowers and white or green fruit; resembles the related mescal; northeastern Mexico and southwestern United States
    - Ariocarpus fissuratus
  2. Highly succulent stemless clump-forming plants with grey-green leaves similar in texture to lumps of granite; South Africa
    - living granite, stone mimicry plant

Derived forms: living rocks

Type of: cactus, succulent

Part of: Ariocarpus, genus Ariocarpus, genus Pleiospilos, Pleiospilos

Encyclopedia: Living rock