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Senecio acaulis (2)

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Senecio (Curio) acaulis. Part 1

These plants may be up to 30 cm tall but are usually much lower. The leaves are up to 10 cm long and cylindrical (in the dry season they become flattened).  Apparently they are tasty to some animals, as one … Continue reading

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Senecio (Curio) articulatus

In 1997 Senecio articulatus was placed in the genus Curio, together with a number of other succulent Senecios. As the changes were published in a not very well known journal, they have not been generally accepted (yet?). Poor old S. … Continue reading

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Curio radicans

A well known species in cultivation, but also widely distributed in nature (from southern Namibia to the Eastern Cape). What is not so well known yet is the genus name Curio which apparently we are now supposed to use. So … Continue reading

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