Huernia reticulata (Masson) Haworth in Syn. Pl. Succ.: 28 (1812).
Etymology: reticula (Lat.) - net, network like pattern of the flower.
Distribution: South Africa (Western Cape, Northern Cape).
History: Francis Masson discovered the plant near northern Olifants River and published it as Stapelia reticulata in 1796. Nicolaas Jacquin published Stapelia reticulata var. deformis (1806). Adrian Haworth transfered S. reticulata to the genus Huernia together with J. Donn's Stapelia crassa in 1812.