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Pachypodium namaquanum (Wyley ex Harv.) Welw.
Trans. Linn. Soc. London 27(1): 45. 1869 [24 Dec 1869]
Family: APOCYNACEAE

Pachypodium namaquanum Photo by: Sándor Horváth
This species must rate as one of the the most sought-after and loveable of all large succulents which has fascinated generations upon generations. Plants are extremely slow growing, around 0.5–1.5 cm per year and can become a hundred years old or more.

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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Elephant's Trunk, Club Foot
AFRIKAANS (Afrikaans): Halfmens, Bottelboom
CHINESE (中文): 光堂
LITHUANIAN (Lietuvių): Garbanotasis tukvis
RUSSIAN (Русский): Паxиподиум намакванский


6724 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Pachypodium namaquanum Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
28736 plantemania © Plantemania
Pachypodium namaquanum 15 years old (Grafted on Pachypodium lamerei) Photo by: © Plantemania

25969 kissanya Sándor Horváth
Pachypodium namaquanum Photo by: Sándor Horváth
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Pachypodium namaquanum Photo by: Cactus Art

6727 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Pachypodium namaquanum Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
6726 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Pachypodium namaquanum Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

19430 giuseppe2 Giuseppe Distefano
Pachypodium namaquanum Photo by: Giuseppe Distefano
6728 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Pachypodium namaquanum Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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