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stapelia

Saltos de línea: sta|pelia
Pronunciación: /stəˈpiːlɪə
 
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Definición de stapelia en inglés:

sustantivo

A succulent African plant with large star-shaped fleshy flowers that have bold markings and a fetid carrion-like smell which attracts pollinating flies. Also called carrion flower.
  • Genus Stapelia, family Asclepiadaceae
Example sentences
  • There are several succulents: crown of thorns, Madagascar palms, stapelias, optunia sublata to name a few.
  • The official name is stapelia leendertziae and it started blooming about 3 weeks ago.
  • The garden has fairly comprehensive collections of succulent plants like haworthias, gasterias, stapelias, huernias, duvalias, adeniums, pachypodiums, tylecodons, lithops and other mesembs.

Origen

modern Latin, named after Jan Bode von Stapel (died 1636), Dutch botanist.

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