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Pachypodium brevicaule Baker
J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 22: 503. 1887
Family: APOCYNACEAE

Pachypodium brevicaule Photo by: Andrea B.
This is probably the most peculiar species in the genus and surely a plant that exerts great attraction on collectors, although it can be somewhat difficult to grow if not grafted.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Pachypodium brevicaule Baker
J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 22: 503. 1887

Accepted name in llifle Database:
Pachypodium brevicaule subs. leucoxanthum Lüthy
Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 80(4): 190 (figs.). 2008 [10 Jun 2008]

Cultivars (1):
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Žemasis tukvis
CHINESE (中文): 惠比須笑
SWEDISH (Svenska): Gul ökenstjärna

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Pachypodium brevicaule group

  • Pachypodium brevicaule Baker: is the smallest species in the genus, with rock-mimic caudex remembering a sack of potatoes with sparse leaves and covered with hundreds of bright yellow flowers. Distribution: south of Antananarivo to the Itremo Mountains
  • Pachypodium brevicaule cv. White: white flowering form. Garden origin.

28404 plantemania © Plantemania
- Pachypodium brevicaule in Habitat. Photo by: © Plantemania
2389 andrea Andrea B.
Pachypodium brevicaule Photo by: Andrea B.

22239 flavio Flavio Agrosi
Pachypodium brevicaule Photo by: Flavio Agrosi
28637 plantemania © Plantemania
Pachypodium brevicaule Photo by: © Plantemania

2392 andrea Andrea B.
Pachypodium brevicaule Photo by: Andrea B.
16731 cactus-art Cactus Art
Pachypodium brevicaule Photo by: Cactus Art

2396 andrea Andrea B.
Pachypodium brevicaule Photo by: Andrea B.
16728 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Pachypodium brevicaule Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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