Update: Starfish succulent is apparently incorrect. This plant is called Gentiana urnula. And its gorgeous and interesting! Update: Starfish succulent is apparently incorrect. This plant is called Gentiana urnula.
Trachyandra tortilis is a small bulbous plant from South Africa’s “Namaqualand” region. Usually seen growing in deep sany soils, sometimes in heavier, silt-like soils, where the plants tend to be dwarfed growing only to a maximum of in height.
Pachypodium flower, Pachypodium namaquanum, Richtersveld National Park, South Africa (a succulent single-stemmed plant growing to 4 metres tall in the arid, rocky mountains of the Richtersveld in the Northern Cape and southern Namibia)