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Jatropha podagrica
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Jatropha podagrica

Semi-evergreen caudiciform succulent plant native to Central America, cultivated in Africa and Asia as a medicinal plant; in places where it is widespread as an outdoor plant, the adult specimens can reach about two meters in height. It has a caudice up to 20 cm wide at the base, which is poorly branched, light brown in color, covered with thin flakes.

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Agave

Agave Agaves are monocarpic or multicarpal or multiannual or perennial succulents. They have large leaves that are more often than not rigid and succulent. Often at the top there is a very sharp thorn. The leaf margin can be serrated (and also equipped with thorns) or smooth. It can produce a panicle inflorescence which then produces capsule, black fruits.
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Opuntia, Prickly Pear - Opuntia robusta

It is a genus that includes a large number of species - originating in the desert areas of North and South America - which can reach even large dimensions (up to 6 meters). The opuntiae may have both an erect and creeping habit, they have cylindrical or globular branches which are usually flattened and have scattered areoles all over the branch, with very annoying very fine spines called glochids.
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Aloe - Aloe arborescens

Aloe arborescens The aloe genus has some hundreds of species of succulent plants, widespread in nature in Africa, in the Mediterranean basin and in most of the Middle Eastern areas; they are very similar aesthetically to agaves, which in nature develop only in the American continent.
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Melocactus - Melocactus communis

General characteristics The Melocactus are cacti originating in Central and South America; about thirty species belong to the genus, with a globose stem, characterized by areolas with large arched spines and a particular formation placed on the apex of plants, called cephalium, similar to a turban of thin greyish, rosy or reddish hairs; the name melocactus derives from the cephalium, which looks like an apple placed on plants.
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Corifanta - Coryphantha vivipara

This plant is native to North America; to the genus belongs about sixty different species. Originally this plant was listed as belonging to the genus of the Mammilarie, with a number of species that barely reached thirty. The origins of the name Coryphantha derive from the Greek: koriphe - summit, anthis - flower = plant that bears the flower on top.
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Copiapoa

Group of cactaceae coming from the deserts of South America, in particular from Chile. Usually of rounded shape, with age they tend to become columnar, even if the very slow growth causes this change after 10-15 years of life of the plant, which in adulthood it can reach one meter in height.
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Boweia volubilis

Succulent perennial bulbous native to southern Africa. It consists of large fleshy bulbs that grow only partially buried, of a bright green color, from which emerge some small lanceolate leaflets of short duration; in spring the floral stems emerge from the bulbs, thin, fleshy, very branched and twisted, climbing, which from mid-spring to mid-summer produce many white-green star-shaped flowers.
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Argyroderma pearsonii

This genus includes only 5-10 species, originating from southern Afica, are often called "living stones", like other succulents; they are small plants, 2-3 centimeters high, without stem, consisting of two paired leaves, very fleshy, which give the plant a rounded shape, divided by a deep central fissure; TO.
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Stapelia flavirostris

Genus that includes 40-50 species of succulent plants, originating in southern Africa; they have erect stems, or slightly prostrate at the base, which grow up to 30-40 cm in height, with a diameter of 5-6 cm, very branched; they have a bright green color and are completely covered by a thin hair.
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Mammillaria

General characteristics this kind of succulent plants is one of the most numerous, and brings together several hundred species, which are native to Mexico and the southwestern United States. The species differ greatly in shape: there are, in fact, species with a cylindrical trunk, others with a globular trunk, and others can be grouped into very dense groups.
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Cotyledon - Cotyledon

Includes forty species of plants. They are succulent leaf shrubs with flowers that appear when the plant is two to three years old. The flowers are red, yellow or orange-red, often hanging, appearing between late spring and summer. SANHOC 2Pcs A Set Agave potatorum Kishoukan cotyledon tomentosa: 3 tomentos Cotyledon Price
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Haworthia arachnoidea

The genus Haworthia has 80-90 species, originating in southern Africa. The name Haworthia derives from the famous Adrian Hardy Haworth, a specialist in succulent plants. It is, in fact, a perennial succulent consisting of a narrow rosette of fleshy leaves, generally triangular, thick, green, brown or greyish, depending on the species.
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Mother-in-law's pillow - Echinocactus grusonii

The pillow of mother-in-law Cactacea very common in cultivation originating from the arid areas of Mexico; the botanical name is echinocactus grusonii, and about ten species belong to the genus, all originating in Central America; the name echinocactus derives from the Greek Echinos, or porcupine; and in fact these cactuses look a little like porcupines: they have a rounded shape, only slightly columnar in very old specimens; the surface is crossed by rather evident ribs, covered by spiny areoles; the spines of the grusone are typically light yellow, very large and pointed.
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Graptopetalum bellum

Native to Central America, it is a succulent plant indicated for rock garden. The leaves: thick, fleshy and watery. The flowers: small, white and grouped in small umbels, supported by a stem that starts from the center of the rosette of leaves. PLAT FIRM Germination Seeds PLATFIRM- (20) Tacitus Bellus - Graptopetalum Bellum, Cactus succulent Seeds Price
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Notocactus haselbergii

Mostly coming from the desert lands of southern America, these plants have a globular growth habit, which tends to become cylindrical as the years go by. The spines, which are of different colors, may also have a different shape and diameter depending on the position in which they are found.
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Bishop's cap - Astrophytum myriostigma

Plant native to northern Mexico, globular in shape, which tends to lengthen over time. The name astrophytum derives from the Greek astron (star) and phyton (plant) and refers to the shape of the plant seen from above. It has 4-8 ribs, quite evident, in some varieties it tends to develop in a spiral; often the stem is covered with very fine white patches of bloom.
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Desert rose, oleander of Madagascar - Adenium obesum

Caduciform plant with branched stems of brown color, with a swollen base, formed both by the roots and by the stem, which has the task of storing water the Adenium obesum, also known as "desert rose" or "false baobab" is a shrubby plant native to the desert areas of East Africa.
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Parody sanguiniflora

For some years the genre parody has also brought together the genus notocactus and some species of echinocactus; these are cacti originating in Central and South America. They generally have a globular or shortly columnar shape; the stem is green or blue-green, with numerous ribs and thorny areolas; most species tend to shrink, forming clumps composed of several nearby specimens.
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Stenocactus pentacanthus

Generalities: globose or slightly columnar cactus from Mexico. The number of species belonging to this genus is controversial, due to the variability of the forms and the similarity of some species to other cactaceae, usually the number is around ten. In nautra the stenocactus live in the rocky deserts or in the plains, they have numerous thin and waxy ribs, often even more than eighty, very particular as they are undulating.
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Hatiora salicornioides

Epiphytic cactus native to Brazil. It has thin cylindrical stems, divided into numerous segments, erect or slightly arched, completely without thorns, light green in color, very branched; in nature they can grow to heights of over one meter, generally in the container they reach 50-60 cm in height and width.
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