Flower of Stapelia grandiflora (2nd season)
スタペリア (大花犀角)・Carrion Flowers
東向き出窓(冷暖房の無い階段の踊り場)、鉢植え2年目。
周年緑色で真夏と冬季以外は成長、開花する。
見た目は柱サボテンのようだが、南アフリカ原産のガガイモ科の植物。
周年緑色で触感は柔らかいゴムのよう。
花径は約20cm。花弁の内側は柔らかい毛に覆われている。
腐臭によってハエを集め、その蛆虫によって受粉するのだとか。


2 comments so far...

maf04 September 20, 2011, 02:36 PM
Superb
juria September 21, 2011, 06:36 AM
maf04 :)
thank you !




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