Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum Endemic to Morocco

Synonyms: Caralluma hesperidum Maire, Caralluma commutata subsp. hesperidum (Maire) Maire, Caralluma decaisneana subsp. hesperidum (Maire) Raynaud

Among the 5 Moroccan species, this is the only one which can be distinguished from the others by its vegetative characteristics. In fact the stems are cylindrical, with conical protuberances. Orbea decaisneana subsp. hesperidum can be found in the south of Morocco, along the coast from Essaouira to Sidi-Ifni (Audissou, 2005).

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 1/15]

Oued Noun (Sahara atlantique)

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 1/15]

Oued Noun (Sahara atlantique)

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 2/15]

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 2/15]

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 3/15]

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 3/15]

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 4/15]

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 4/15]

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 5/15]

Oued Noun (Sahara atlantique)

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 5/15]

Oued Noun (Sahara atlantique)

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 6/15]

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 6/15]

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 7/15]

Province de Sidi-Ifni, 4.2 km au nord-est de l'embouchure de l'Oued Noun. GPS: 29°9.679'N 10°22.086'O (18/02/2011).

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 7/15]

Province de Sidi-Ifni, 4.2 km au nord-est de l'embouchure de l'Oued Noun. GPS: 29°9.679'N 10°22.086'O (18/02/2011).

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 8/15]

Province de Sidi-Ifni, 4.2 km au nord-est de l'embouchure de l'Oued Noun. GPS: 29°9.679'N 10°22.086'O (18/02/2011).

Photographic credit: Sébastien Sant

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 8/15]

Province de Sidi-Ifni, 4.2 km au nord-est de l'embouchure de l'Oued Noun. GPS: 29°9.679'N 10°22.086'O (18/02/2011).

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 9/15]

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 9/15]

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 10/15]

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 10/15]

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 11/15]

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 11/15]

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 12/15]

Oued Noun (Sahara atlantique)

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 12/15]

Oued Noun (Sahara atlantique)

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 13/15]

Oued Noun (Sahara atlantique)

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 13/15]

Oued Noun (Sahara atlantique)

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 14/15]

Oued Noun (Sahara atlantique)

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 14/15]

Oued Noun (Sahara atlantique)

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 15/15]

Oued Noun (Sahara atlantique)

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Orbea decaisneana var. hesperidum (Maire) Jonkers [photo 15/15]

Oued Noun (Sahara atlantique)

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