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P. r. var. inopinatum by Olaf Pronk.


P. r.
subsp. makayense by Marc Altenloh.


This one is P. r. var. horombense seen at Specks.

Author: John Gilbert Baker, 1882
Family:  APOCYNACEAE
Origin:  Madagascar
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  10-100 Centimetres
Height:  25 Centimetres
Flower:  Yellow
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Pachypodium cactipes K. Schum. 1895.
Pachypodium drakei
Costantin & Bois, 1907.
Pachypodium rosulatum subsp. bemarahense, Lüthy & Lavranos
Pachypodium rosulatum subsp. bicolor , Lüthy.
Pachypodium rosulatum subsp. cactipes, Lüthy
Pachypodium rosulatum subsp. gracilius, Lüthy.
Pachypodium rosulatum subsp. makayense, Lüthy.
(Pachypodium rosulatum subsp. makayense, Jonas Lüthy, 2004 = Pachypodium makayense, John Jacob Lavranos, 2004).(
Pachypodium rosulatum var. inopinatum, G.D. Rowley = Pachypodium inopinatum, John Jacob Lavranos, 1996)

This member of the Apocynaceae family was described by John Gilbert Baker in 1882. It is found on Madagascar, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The stem will grow up from ten to 100 centimetres in diameter and reach a height of 25 centimetres. The flowers are yellow.

The genera name from Greek; pachys; 'thick' and Greek podion; 'small foot' for the thick caudiciform trunk, formed by some species. The species name means 'leaves borne in a rosette'.


This one is P. r. var. horombense seen in  Madagascar.


A flowering wild plant from Palkowitschia.cz.