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Huernia kennedyana - Lavranos


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Huernia kennedyanaDestribution:  Huernia kennedyana is found in the Western Cape of South Africa in the Cradock district.

Description:  Most probably the most easily recognised species in the Huernia genus.  Dense mats of stubby, short, globular stems are formed.  The stems are 6-8 angled, the stems have slight tubercles with a short hard teeth on each tubercle.

Flower:  The flowers (22mm in diameter) are papillose and quite variable in colour.  The colour ranges from cream with red markings to yellow with purple and pale purple throughout.


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