Dorstenia Gigas

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Dorstenia Gigas

Dorstenia gigas is a species of flowering plant in the Moraceae family. It is a succulent native to the Socotra Islands off the Horn of Africa.

Dorstenia gigas is a beautiful shrub-like or small tree pachycaul species forming an immense green coral-like plant assuming extraordinary forms. Eventually growing up to 2-5 m high and 50-150 cm in diameter. It is a particularly bulky caudiciform species similar to Dendrosicyos and Adenium.

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Dorstenia gigas is a species of flowering plant in the Moraceae family. It is a succulent native to the Socotra Islands off the Horn of Africa.

Dorstenia gigas is a beautiful shrub-like or small tree pachycaul species forming an immense green coral-like plant assuming extraordinary forms. Eventually growing up to 2-5 m high and 50-150 cm in diameter. It is a particularly bulky caudiciform species similar to Dendrosicyos and Adenium.
Stem: Swollen, sparingly branched
Leaves: Blades 10-20 cm long.
Flowers: Headlike inflorescences with headlike, compound receptacle bearing minute flowers, it is monoecious but still requires two to get fertilized! Kind of a problem when all plants in cultivation seems to originate from the same clone!

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