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Huernia stapelioides SEEDS

Huernia stapelioides SEEDS

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Huernia stapelioides is a distinctive and intriguing succulent plant, belonging to the Apocynaceae family. Native to South Africa, particularly in regions such as the Northern Cape and Western Cape provinces, this succulent is celebrated for its unique appearance and eye-catching flowers.

The most prominent feature of Huernia stapelioides is its succulent stems, which grow upright and are characterized by angular segments. Along these segments are small, soft, and bristle-like protuberances, giving the plant a somewhat tactile and textured appearance.

During the flowering season, which typically occurs in late spring or early summer, Huernia stapelioides produces fascinating, star-shaped blossoms. These flowers display intricate and striking markings, often consisting of shades of maroon, red, brown, and cream. Additionally, they exude a strong, unpleasant odor resembling the smell of carrion or rotting flesh, which is intended to attract flies and other pollinators.

Caring for Huernia stapelioides involves providing well-draining soil, bright but indirect sunlight, and allowing the soil to dry out between waterings. This succulent is well-suited for arid and dry conditions, making it suitable for both indoor and outdoor cultivation.

Huernia stapelioides is an ideal choice for succulent enthusiasts and collectors who appreciate unusual and visually captivating plants. Its distinctive appearance and unique flowers make it a captivating addition to succulent collections and gardens, offering an element of intrigue and natural beauty to various environments.

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Botanical family: Apocynaceae

Botanical genus: Huernia

Botanical species: Huernia stapelioides

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