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African Ocotillo at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Click to see more.

African Ocotillo

Alluaudia procera

Family

Didiereaceae

Form

Stem succulent to 30 feet tall

Range

Southwest Madagascar

Habitat

Semi-arid spiny desert

Factoid

Clusters of tiny white flowers are borne at the tip of the spine-covered stems on separate male and female plants.