(origin: Madagascar. Related to Pachypodium lamerei or Madagascar Palm. Fairly rare)
The Kalanchoe Thyrsifolia originates from Madagascar and regarded as a weed on this island. But in South Africa it’s the most popular succulent plant. South Africans even have their own name for it: ‘Rooi Plakkie’ (Little Red Slice).
….. says Yvonne. “Soft on the outside but be aware of the spines under the succulent leafs…”.
Alluaudia procera (origin: Madagascar) is one of my favourite succulent plants. Both ones in our garden are 3 year old cuttings which are now about 2 meters above the ground. Guess it will become about 10-12 meters high in time.
… originates from Madagascar and it, according to local folklore, resembles a woman: the leafs are soft on the outside but watch out for the spines underneath …
(Pachypodium lamerei. Origin: Madagascar)
Soft on the outside but beware of the spines in between …. 🙂 🙂 🙂
(Alluaudia procera; orig. Madagascar)