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Orbea decaisneana (Lem.) Bruyns
Aloe 37: 74 2000

Orbea decaisneana Photo by: Luiza Ferreira


See all synonyms of Orbea decaisneana
Accepted name in llifle Database:
Orbea decaisneana (Lem.) Bruyns
Aloe 37: 74 2000
Synonymy: 17

Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Carrion plant

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Orbea decaisneana group

  • Orbea decaisneana (Lem.) Bruyns: has blackish-purple star shaped flowers frosted with minute white papillae. It is a widespread and variable species of Sahel and Sahara regions of Africa and southern Arabia.
  • Orbea decaisneana subs. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers: is the Moroccan form of Orbea decaisneana. In accordance with the variability of the species the “hesperidum” subspecies is invalid and nowadays considered as a synonym.
  • Orbea decaisneana subs. hesperidum f. cristata hort.: Crested form.

22905 luiza Luiza Ferreira
Orbea decaisneana Photo by: Luiza Ferreira
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Orbea decaisneana Photo by: Giuseppe Distefano

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