NATURE: Beautiful Succulent Flowers (1)

NATURE: Beautiful Succulent Flowers (1)

In botany, succulent plants, also known as succulents or sometimes water storage plants, are plants that have some parts that are more than normally thickened and fleshy, usually to retain water in arid climates or soil conditions. Wikipedia

 

Hoodia gordonii is a leafless spiny succulent plant native to South Africa Namibia. The flowers smell like rotten meat (unfortunately) are pollinated mainly by flies. There is no published scientific evidence that hoodia supplements work as an appetite suppressant. Jasjit Bindra, lead researcher for hoodia at Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, states there were indications of unwanted effects on the liver caused by other components, which could not be easily removed from the supplement (au.pinterest)

 

Crassula ‘Buddha’s Temple.’ (succulentplantinfo.blogspot.com)

 

Echinopsis succulents (pinterest)Image result for Echinopsis succulents pic

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World of Succulents_Orostachys spinosa (Dunce’s Caps, Chinese Dunce Cap) Source: Facebook.com

 

Crassula tomentosa (gardeningman.xyz)

 

Sedum Pachyphyllum (diynmagazine.com)                                                                                                                                                     More

 

Crassula ‘Pangolin’, named after the animal of the same name. (botanicart.blog.com)

 

Euphorbia atropurpurea w/ Euphorbia canariensis in the background.(Flickr)

 

Under the sea – Braided Sansevieria cylindrica (hydrotip.de)

 

Crassula succulent (au.pinterest)

 

Pachypodium namaquanum must rate as the most sought-after and loveable of all large succulents from the arid Northern Cape and southern Namibia, …(theperfectworldwelcome.tumblr.com)ravenwhimsy:  Pachypodium namaquanum must rate as the most sought-after and loveable of all large succulents from the arid Northern Cape and southern Namibia, …(further info at the link- http://www.plantzafrica.com/plantnop/pachynam.htm)

 

Aloinopsis schooneesii klBy:Borzoo rouhani. Unique flowering succulents (hediyemkapida.com)

 

Eulychnia castanea spiralis (facebook.com)

 

Oxalis  palmifrons (au.pinterest)

 

Crassula somethingorother (au.pinterest)

 

Cheiridopsis candidissima in bloom. (rareplantspace.com)

 

Portulaca molokiniensis – Endemic to the Hawaiian Islands; is an endangered species. (joochiatflorist.com.sg)

 

Beautiful haworthia (Pinterest Mexico)

 

Echeveria ‘Afterglow’ succulent plant, fleshy leaves, purple and pink desert drought tolerant (garden-photos-com.photoshelter.com)

 

Sempervivum faramir, a pink hen-and-chicks (plus.google.com)

 

Albuca spiralis  (au.pinterest)

 

Sempervivum ‘Mars’  (Photo of Hen and Chicks  uploaded by valleylynn)

 

Euphorbia inermis medusae - This is the same plant used for hair on the stone head way back at the beginning. (Flickr)

 

Orostachys thyrsiflora (cactuspro.com)

Gymnocalycium mihanovichii (au.pinterest)

 

 

Echeveria. (au.pinterest)

 

Crasulla umbella  (au.pinterest)

 

Cotyledon sp. variegata (cactuspro.com)

 

Other succulent flowers: 

This is a great take on a formal garden in what looks like an arid climate! not properly sourced so do let us know if we can credit someone.

 

Succulent

 

Image Flickr

 

Cereus peruvianus.Huntington Gardens, CA. Photo: succulentlover77 via … – Google Search ( Marie Greenwood)

Huntington Gardens, CA. Photo: succulentlover77 via ... - Google Search

 

 

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