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Zulu giant
Stapelia gigantea
Stapelia gigantea
Zulu giant Dogbane Family
Stapelia gigantea Apocynaceae
common names
  Zulu giant
  carrion plant
accepted scientific name
  Stapelia gigantea N.E. Br.
rules for finding collection records
  Stapelia gigantea (224)
  Stapelia nobilis (2)
  Ceropegia gigantea (206)
family name
  • Apocynaceae
Image Author: ©2015 Forest And Kim Starr
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Category: Wildflowers, Cactus
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 4 to 12 inches
Leaf: No obvious leaves
Plant Observed All Year
Introduced. Native of South Africa.

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Accepted Scientific Name

Stapelia gigantea   N.E. Br.   (TSN: 505355, Index: 493)

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