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Pachypodium lamerei - Madagascar Palm


Pachypodium lamerei - Madagascar Palm (Pachypodium lamerei - Madagascar Palm)

Not a true palm, however, related to Plumeria. This succulent with thorns is the smallest plant at Quail Botanical Gardens. It had flower buds..which should start blooming soon. For my GoY friend Sandra.
Photo taken July 7, 2009.



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thank you Delonix....its lovely

13 Jul, 2009

 

What a Great looking Plant Delonix :)

13 Jul, 2009

 

Gorgeous Andy....

13 Jul, 2009

 

Sandra:

You're welcome. I know how much you love succulents and cacti. I was sure you would love this plant. : > )

Jacque, thank you!

Milky, thank you!

13 Jul, 2009

 

I cant believe Andy you dont have these. Great looks,blooms,and the fat trunk of some cultivars is eye catchy. Also,some develop that golden trunk. Like spined Plumeria.

10 Oct, 2014

 

I do have an unusual species. I've had it for years. It bloomed this year back in early May.

Most of the Pachypodiums bloomed very early this year...because of the very hot weather.

15 Oct, 2014



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