pachypodium – care and propagation

the genus pachypodium belongs to the apocynoideae subfamily of the apocynaceae family (dogbanes) and contains approx. 20 members. the succulent plants are native to africa (e. g. angola, mosambique, namibia, zimbabwe, south africa) and madagascar.

madagascar palm
madagascar palm (pachypodium lamerei)

very popular and often used as a indoor plant is the commonly known as madagascar palm pachypodium lamerei.