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Huernia zebrina N.E.Br.
Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 4(1,6): 921. 1909 [Feb 1909]
Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE

Huernia zebrina Photo by: Julio C. García

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Huernia zebrina N.E.Br.
Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 4(1,6): 921. 1909 [Feb 1909]

Accepted name in llifle Database:
Huernia zebrina subs. insigniflora (C.A.Maass) Bruyns
Stapeliads S. Africa Madagascar 1: 171. 2005
Synonymy: 3 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Huernia zebrina subs. magniflora (E.Phillips) L.C.Leach
Excelsa Taxon. Ser. 4: 139. 1988
Synonymy: 3
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Little owl eyes, Owl eyes, Zebra-stripped Huernia, Carrion flower, Lifebuoy Huernia
CHINESE (中文): 斑马萝藦, 缟马
RUSSIAN (Русский): Гуерния полосатая, Гуэрния зебровая

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Huernia zebrina group

  • Huernia zebrina N.E.Br.: has 5-6 angled stems up to 5 cm long, corolla up to 4,5 cm accross. Distribution: Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa (Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal), Swaziland.
  • Huernia zebrina subs. insigniflora (C.A.Maass) Bruyns: flowers have liver-coloured or purple annulus, and ivory to pink lobes unmarked or faintly mottled or barred. Stems greyish-green with smaller teeth. Distribution: Limpopo, Mpumalanga.
  • Huernia zebrina subs. magniflora (E.Phillips) L.C.Leach: has longer, more robust stems, usually 4-angled, corolla up to 8,5 cm accross, variable in size, colour and markings. Distributio: Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, RSA.

20042 julio Julio C. García
Huernia zebrina Photo by: Julio C. García
22576 raffa Raffa C. Garcia
Huernia zebrina Photo by: Raffa C. Garcia

19074 giuseppe2 Giuseppe Distefano
Huernia zebrina Photo by: Giuseppe Distefano
18942 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Huernia zebrina Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

22575 raffa Raffa C. Garcia
Huernia zebrina Photo by: Raffa C. Garcia
19570 giuseppe2 Giuseppe Distefano
Huernia zebrina Photo by: Giuseppe Distefano

19076 giuseppe2 Giuseppe Distefano
Huernia zebrina Photo by: Giuseppe Distefano
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