Fernkloof Nature Reserve

Orbea variegata

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 Orbea variegata   Orbea variegata


Coastal granite or shale outcrops


Flowering time

December - September


Mat-forming succulent with clear sap. The stems have 4 rows of conical tubercles each. Flower is large, speckled with a raised yellowish brown bowl. The bowl emits a foetid smell attracting carrion flies which act as pollinators.

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This website was last updated on
2017 / 3 / 27