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

Pachypodium lealii Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner
2.5 meter tall plant.

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Pachypodium lealii Welw.
Trans. Linn. Soc. London 27(1): 45. 1869 [24 Dec 1869]
Synonymy: 2 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Pachypodium lealii subs. saundersii (N.E.Br.) G.D.Rowley
Natl. Cact. Succ. J. 28(1): 4 (1973)
Synonymy: 2
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Bottle tree
AFRIKAANS (Afrikaans): Bottelboom
CATALAN (Català): Arbre ampolla
FRENCH (Français): Arbre bouteille
HINDI ( हिन्दी): बोतल वृक्ष
LITHUANIAN (Lietuvių): Baltašakis tukvis
RUSSIAN (Русский): Паxиподиум Лила
SPANISH (Español): Árbol botella

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

  • Pachypodium lealii Welw.: Shrubby irregularly branched up to 1 m in diameter at the base erect or tree-like tapering or bottle-shaped with silvery bark. The branches are succulent about 1 (or more) cm in diameter
  • Pachypodium lealii subs. saundersii (N.E.Br.) G.D.Rowley: Shrubby to sprawling with a broad, bulbous base from which multiple trunks sprout. It produces terminal clusters of large white flowers tinged with purple.

24976 josef Josef Cycad Perner
3-4 meter tall plant. Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner
24977 josef Josef Cycad Perner
Pachypodium lealii Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner

24978 josef Josef Cycad Perner
3-4 meter tall plant. Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner
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Pachypodium lealii Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner

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Night photography. Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner
25448 josef Josef Cycad Perner
Night photography. Photo by: Josef Cycad Perner


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