Botany Photo of the Day Stapelia grandiflora

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Stapelia grandiflora is native to the Northern Cape and Eastern Cape provinces of South Africa. It has a long list of common names, including carrion flower, starfish flower, starfish cactus, and giant toad plant. These names are shared with the similar Stapelia gigantea, featured on BPotD in 2005. Contrary to some of its common names, […]

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