my flowering pachypodium saundersai

I love my pachypodiums. They’re a type of caudiciform which means they store water in their trunks (much like a camel) so they can grow in arid conditions. This specific plant is a pachypodium saundersai which is a large bulbous plant originating from South Africa, covered in large spikes and shiny dark green leaves which once a year bursts into full bloom of pinkish white flowers. Very dramatic.

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