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Books on Natural History of Southern Africa and Environs
with emphasis on Succulent Plants.

Welcome to Umdaus Press

Umdaus is the Nama name of a hilly, very succulent rich area in the Richtersveld. The photo above shows the unique Halfmens plant (Half man), Pachypodium namaquanum at Umdaus. They occur here in large numbers and was chosen to be the suubject of our logo. A host of other succulent plants occur here, including Hoodia gordonia,Hoodia alstonii, Aloe gariepensis, several species of Conophytum and many others

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