Photo by Giuseppe Orlando
Huernia pulchra Orlando & El Azzouni in CactusWorld, 32 (2) 91. (2014).
Basionim: Huernia pulchra Orlando & El Azzouni in CactusWorld, 32 (2) 91. (2014).
Etymology: pulchrus (lat.) - beautiful
Distribution: Somalia (Somaliland).
Distribution map of Huernia pulchra (Orlando & El Azzouni 2014)
History: Huernia pulchra was discovered by Giuseppe Orlando and Marwan El Azzouni on 12. 11. 2003 in Tabah Gorge (Shimbiris Mt.) about 16 km NNW of Erigavo in Somaliland. They thougt at first sight that H. concinna was recollected. The plant was published by the discoverers in 2014.