Faucaria kingiae. (Mesembryanthemaceae) Faucaria kingiae is a very variable species and has been described under many different names. Most plants sold as ‘Faucaria sp.’ are a form or another of F. felina. They all share a rough or tuberculate upper surface. The shape of the leaf varies from long to short triangular. Locality : Alicedale. Date of harvest : September 2008. Sowing : Faucaria seeds will usually germinate in 14-30 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Sow seeds about 1mm deep in a well drained seed sowing mix at about 15°C and just cover with sharp sand.