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Stapelia.jpg (44382 bytes)              Stapelia_red.jpg (25488 bytes)        Argyderma.jpg (51370 bytes)           

   A Stapelia           Another Stapelia           Argyderma             Faucaria tuberculosa 


Crassula.jpg (20935 bytes)           Euohorbia_bloom.jpg (46000 bytes)         Stapelia_gigantea_bloom.jpg (58907 bytes)

    Crassula                    Euphorbia           Stapelia gigantea

The Stapelia gigantea is a fascinating plant. It looks like a cactus, but puts forth a spectacular flower with stripes and lots of fuzzy hair. Unfortunately, it also puts out a horrible odor it uses to attract pollinators. It basically smells like a cross between a dead cigar and a dead animal!

...many more to come