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Starfish Cactus

Stepelia gigantea


Also known as the Carrion Flower. Succulent stems produce huge 10" reddish brown blooms with white variegation in summer. An unusual species. The flower has a terrible odor and because it does, it attracts flies to pollinate it.


Photo by Denise Love

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1 Comment

ChloeAbieraOrit 10 years ago

fly controller. Nature has its way.

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Edinburg, Texas, USA

Spotted on Sep 5, 2011
Submitted on Sep 5, 2011

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