Flower of Stapelia grandiflora (3rd season)
スタペリア (オオバナサイカク、大花犀角)
Carrion Flowers (スタペリア属の総称か?)
ガガイモ科 Asclepiadaceae スタペリア屬 Stapelia
東向き出窓(冷暖房無し)、鉢植え3年目。
常緑で真夏と冬季以外は成長、多少しおれても
挿し木で簡単に増殖が可能。
開花は初夏と秋。花径 約20cm。
花弁の内側は柔らかく長い毛に覆われている。
辺りに腐臭が漂うが、その匂いでハエを集め、
蛆虫によって受粉するのだとか。
tags: flowers 花 南アフリカ






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