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Caralluma is a genus of flowering plants in the Dogbane family, Apocynaceae, consisting of about 120 species. The generic name is derived from the Arabic word "qahr al-luhum", meaning "wound in the flesh" or "abscess," referring to the floral odour. Most of the species occur in Africa, including several taxa valued by people for their medicinal properties.

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Caralluma pauciflora

Caralluma pauciflora is a superficially cactus-like succulent plant up to 8 inches (20 cm) tall, with low, perennial stems forming mats. The…

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Caralluma europaea

Caralluma europaea is a low, perennial, mat-forming succulent. The stems are ascending or sprawling, up to 8 inches (20 cm) long, up to 0.8 inch…

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Caralluma burchardii

Caralluma burchardii is an erect shrubby perennial succulent, with xerophytic features and cactus-like appearance. It has rather tall…

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Caralluma crenulata

Caralluma crenulata is a superficially cactus-like, succulent plant, up to 8 inches (20 cm) tall, with low, perennial stems forming mats…

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Caralluma hexagona

Caralluma hexagona is a small, succulent plant with upright or ascending, branched stems. It forms dense mats or clumps up to 8 inches…

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Caralluma edulis

Caralluma edulis is a slightly succulent herb with slender, much branched, subterete stem up to 12 inches (30 cm) tall, at apex tapering to a pointed tip…

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Caralluma adscendens

Caralluma adscendens is an erect branched plant up to 12 inches (30 cm) tall. Stems are leafless, 4-angled, fleshy, green, tapering to a…