Common name: Giant Stapelia
Stapelia gigantea N.E.Br. APNI*
Description: Succulent herbaceous perennial; stems 4-sided, to 50 cm high.
Flowers with 5 large petals.
Distribution and occurrence: Horticultural ornamental; naturalised around Lightning Ridge (NWP).
NSW subdivisions: *NWP
Text by KL Wilson (Jan 2008)
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