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A picture of a Xerosicyos pubescens

Xerosicyos pubescens

Xerosicyos pubescens

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Xerosicyos pubescens Overview

Very unlike the other two species in this genus, this is a caudiciform plant (huge succulent root, that is grown above ground in cultivation) with a deciduous vining habit. The leaves are not succulent. . The plants are collectors items with caudeces about 1 foot in diameter being prized. Like the other two Xerosicyos, this is also a Madagascan native.


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