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Plant Identification: SOLVED: Succulent with star shape flower

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Buena Park, CA
(Zone 10a)

November 15, 2012
12:18 AM

Post #9333590

I've been unable to identify this plant shown in the first photo showing both a flower and flower bud. I'm assuming it's related to another plant my parents left behind (second photo) that I haven't been able to identify either. Both appear to be similar however the one my folks left behind has both a five sided flower bud and one that is tall.

Thanks for any help identifying these two plants!

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November 15, 2012
1:44 AM

Post #9333596

Might be Orbea variegata

Edit. I forgot. In the second pic it might actually be a seedpod.

I have never seen on my plant (when I used to have one...)

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Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

November 15, 2012
3:56 AM

Post #9333615

Agree, probable Orbea variegata.


Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

November 15, 2012
6:02 AM

Post #9333686

Bjensen, you might find this link helpful and enjoyable...full of pics and info on the Stapeliads .
Buena Park, CA
(Zone 10a)

November 15, 2012
8:42 AM

Post #9333831

Thank you and thank you for the link on Stapeliads!!


Prairieville, LA
(Zone 9a)

November 15, 2012
9:04 AM

Post #9333853

You are most welcome. They are part of Nature's sense of humor...grin

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