Fenestraria rhopalophylla or Baby toes plants is native to Namaqualand in southern Africa and to Namibia. The plants generally grow in sandy or calciferous soils under low < 100 mm rainfall, that occurs in the winter.
Fenestraria is a genus of succulent plants in the family Aizoaceae, native to the Namaqualand in Namibia. Fenestraria grows in areas with sandy or calciferous soils. The plants occur in very dry areas with winter-rainfall of only 100 mm or less. In the wild, the they grows mostly buried by sand. The transparent fenestrate leaf tips are often above the sand and allow light into the leaves for photosynthesis.