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Mother-in-law tongue - Epiphyllum
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Mother-in-law tongue - Epiphyllum

Ephiphyllum Epiphyls grow spontaneously in the tropical forests of Central America. These are plants with an exotic appearance, with flat stems, usually narrow, with serrated edges. These plants are almost all epiphytic species that live on other plants and need their support to survive.

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Adenia - Adenia spinosa

Small caudiciform succulent plant, native to southern Africa. It constitutes a small bush, with a large woody caudex at the base, from which branch off long thorny branches, with trilobate, deciduous, bright green leaves, with a slightly waxy appearance. It is a very long-lived plant, which can reach even large dimensions, with a diameter greater than one meter and a height of 70-80 cm; in summer it produces small cream-colored or white flowers, and then the fruits that contain the small dark seeds.
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Anacampseros

This genus includes some species of succulent plants, originating in southern Africa. The fleshy, oval or lanceolate leaves form thick basal rosettes, up to 20-30 cm high, along thin fleshy stems; the leaves are dark green, with dark zoning, especially in the specimens kept in very bright positions; some species have greyish leaves, and sometimes have a whitish down at the base.
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Alluaudia

Semisempreverde succulenta native to Madagascar; to the genus alluaudia belong 4-5 species, some of which in nature reach 10-12 m in height, in pots they remain within much more modest dimensions. They have erect, fleshy stems, of silvery gray color, very branched; with the age in the lower part they tend to become woody; the stems bear numerous stiff thorns, including small ovate leaves, bright green, waxy and shiny, which often fall in the cold season.
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Ferocactus - Ferocactus herrerae

The genus ferocactus includes about thirty species of succulent plants, belonging to the family of the cactaceae, widespread in nature in the northern areas of Mexico and in some desert areas of the southern states of the USA; the ferocactus, as the name deriving from the Latin ferox also suggests, are characterized by the presence of sharp spines, in some species even very large and sharp, often of red or rosy color, which are the most evident peculiarity of these cacti.
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Fenestraria aurantiaca

To the genus Fenestraria belong two species of succulent leaves, belonging to the group of Mesembryanthemum, coming from southern Africa. The Aizoaceae family includes a hundred species of semi-classical, succulent, dwarf perennial plants. Very widespread, easy to grow and fast growing.
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Discocactus

Globose cactaceae, with a flattened, small size, originating from South America; this genus has about 10-12 species. The body is rounded, with a diameter close to 10-15 cm in adult specimens, less than 10 cm high, of dark green color, crossed by numerous ribs; the small areolas carry few grigistre thorns, very sharp.
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Cereus - Acanthocereus

Columnar cactus with bright green stems, usually very long and branched, which tend to mean over the years. The plants grow erect at first, with the years they stretch considerably bending, sometimes they tend to grow along supports, like tree trunks, or they fall back to the ground.
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Echidnopsis

To this genus belong about twenty species of succulent plants, originating from the African continent. They have long stems, erect or even prostrate, depending on the species, of green or greyish-green color, up to 40-50 cm tall; they have evident ribs, from six to 10-12, consisting of hexagonal tubercles, without thorns or with short tender light spines.
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Huernia macrocarpa

Originally from Africa. The genus has about fifty species with fleshy stems without leaves, trodden in length by four, five ribs decorated with thorns. About ten centimeters high, they can form large carpets. RARE FATTY PLANTS REAL Fockea Edulis Production Viggiano Cactus succulent cultivation jar African Plants Price
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Abromeitiella - Deuterocohnia

This genus includes about ten succulent terricolous bromeliads, native to South America, some of which were once classified as abromeitielle. They constitute large and dense cushions, from twenty to forty centimeters high, composed of numerous small rosettes of fleshy leaves; the leaves of deuterocohnia have dimensions that vary from a few centimeters, as in D.
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Eonium - Aeonium tabuliform

A fairly fast-growing succulent plant, originating from the Canary Islands, Madeira and the Mediterranean coasts, also used as a houseplant. It has a straight and fleshy stem, a light brown color, very branched in adult specimens, each stem bears a rosette of light green, blue-green or purple succulent leaves, depending on the variety.
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Glottiphyllum nelii

Includes twenty-one species of succulent perennials. They are plants that can be kept in the apartment, but they need a lot of sun to produce flowers. The leaves: they are cylindrical or semicylindrical, carried by short stems. The flowers: they are large, yellow, appear in autumn, in the late afternoon of sunny days.
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Hoodia

Genus that includes about twenty species of succulent plants, originating in southern Africa. They form tufts consisting of a few columnar spindles, at most 35-40 cm high, of dark green or greyish-green color. They are furrowed by deep ribs, on which there are numerous thorns, more or less sharp depending on the species; the general appearance of these succulents is very reminiscent of the cactaceae, from which they are very clearly distinguished by the flowers: of variable size, they are roundish, flat, with five petals, red or brown, covered with a light down, emanate usually a very unpleasant smell, like rotting flesh.
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Lava cactus, Cereus creeping - Brachycereus

Small columnar cactus native to the Galapagos Islands. The stems reach 50-60 cm in height, with a diameter of 4-5 cm; they tend to accrete with great ease, forming large clumps, with some erect stems, others semi-prostrated; the stem is dark green, with numerous ribs, and almost completely covered by long, sharp spines, yellow in the young specimens, they become gray or black with the passing of the years: for this reason the tufts of brachycereus consist of plants of various shades of color, from golden yellow to black.
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Lapidaria margaretae

This family includes only one species, native to southern Africa. It is a succulent of small dimensions and greyish-green in color, which, however, can take on a different appearance depending on the substrate on which it is grown. It has a very small stem, from which branch large, paired fleshy leaves, with rounded tips; the upper page is usually flat, while the lower one is very rounded.
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Mammillaria - Dolichothele

Dolichothele derives from the dolichos (long) and thele (nipple, referring to very prominent tubercles). Genus composed of about 12 species, it is a plant native to Texas and Mexico. They have globular stems and relatively large and funnel-shaped flowers. Almost all species bloom easily and can live at home or in greenhouses.
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Aztekium

This genus includes only two species of cactaceae originating from Mexico. They grow very slowly and the specimens over the years can reach 15-20 cm in diameter, also producing many side shoots; they have a globular body, gray-green in color, with 9-11 ribs, of which the most pronounced bear small areolas with white spines that come off over the years.
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Calancola - Kalanchoe blossfeldiana

The Kalancola The Latin name is Kalanchoe, it is a genus consisting of little more than a hundred plants, belonging to the succulent and succulent family of African and Asian origin; in fact the cultivation of these plants has become so widespread since the time of their discovery, which dates back to the 1800s, that some species are now widespread in nature even in South America and Australia.
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Hottentot Fig - Carpobrotus

Originally from southern Africa. The genus includes two species of climbing or hanging plants widely used in gardens because they tend to cover the ground. The leaves: they are fleshy with a triangular section with a bright green tip that adorn the robust stem. The flowers: they are large and showy with pink, red or yellow corollas.
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Titanopsis calcarea

Group that brings together 5-6 species of succulent plants originating from South Africa. They consist of a short stem that supports a dense rosette of green-blue leaves, covered with whitish bumps similar to warts, if grown in full sun they can take on particular colors, from pink to purple.
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