Stapelia rufa

Stapelia rufa

Observation - Stapelia rufa - Southern Africa. Description: Found growing on gentle rocky slope - shale. Fairly small flowers borne near the base of the younger stems; transversely rugulose corolla lobes spread widely, tapering into slender tips. One of the flowers with four petals, instead of the usual five.

Found growing on gentle rocky slope - shale. Fairly small flowers borne near the base of the younger stems; transversely rugulose corolla lobes spread widely, tapering into slender tips. One of the flowers with four petals, instead of the usual five.