Huernia blyderiverensis (L. C. Leach) Bruyns in Stapeliads S. Africa Madagascar, 1: 162 (2005).
Etymology: Blyde River Canyon - type locality.
Distribution: RSA (Limpopo - Olifants River, Ohrigstad River; Mpumalanga - Blyde River Canyon).
History: Plant was discovered by Alan Percy-Lancaster by Ohrigstad River near the junction with Blyde River in about 1975. Larry Leach (1988) described it as a variation of H. quinta. Peter Bruyns treated it as a separate species (2005).