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Carrion cactus

Orbea variegata

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Potted plant.

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7 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Welcome the the Project.

orbea
orbea 7 years ago

ceherzog, I collect cacti & succulents in general, but am otherwise not that informed about them. This is one of my favorites.

Welcome to Project Noah, Orbea
Beautiful plant.
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This is very much like a Cactus flower we have in our garden but that has no stem. It is also in a pot and is in my collection. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/118...
It looks very similar to the Rafflesia which I'm told also smells ( have very poor sense of smell).

ceherzog
ceherzog 7 years ago

Welcome to project Noah, Orbea. Are you a stapeliad collector? I remember when the genus Orbea was Stapelia.

ceherzog
ceherzog 7 years ago

The stapeliads are among my favorite plant groups (but for the smell)!

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

lovely!

orbea
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orbea

California, USA

Spotted on Sep 7, 2013
Submitted on Dec 23, 2013

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