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Monadenium - Stapelioides

Monadenium - Stapelioides


Monadenium Stapelioides, also known as Euphorbia Stapelioides, is a distinct and intriguing succulent that catches the eye of any plant enthusiast. Native to the dry regions of Tanzania and Kenya, this unique plant boasts an impressive array of features that distinguish it from many other succulents.

Its most noticeable characteristic is the pencil-thick, erect or sprawling, rich green stems that grow in a cluster, reaching up to 4 inches tall. The stem's surface is textured with vertical ridges, subtly spotted with small whitish or reddish dots, giving it a reptilian look. Due to the lack of spines or leaves, its entire energy is focused on these fleshy, cylindrical stems, making them a vibrant display of nature's artistry.

Monadenium Stapelioides flowers are a spectacle of their own. They emerge at the stem tips, possessing a star-shaped form, typically yellowish or greenish, with red-brown lines running across. The flowers might be small, but they are undoubtedly striking, adding a splash of color to the plant's overall aesthetic.

Being a drought-tolerant species, it requires minimal watering, making it a perfect choice for beginners or those who prefer low-maintenance plants. While it appreciates bright, indirect light, it can also tolerate some degree of shade.

The Monadenium Stapelioides offers a rare blend of architectural form and simplicity of care, making it a captivating addition to any collection of indoor or outdoor plants. If you're looking for a succulent that breaks away from the norm, this is certainly a species to consider.


* Picture and information intended only as a guide.  Size and colours of plants will vary, not any 1 plant is exactly the same and minor variations will occur.


** All plants will be posted bare rooted.

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