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Cryptadia euphratensis, Gymnarrhena balansae
Camel's Eye, Dog's paw
Gymnarrhena micrantha is a common African plant in the Composite family. It is said to resemble an octopus, or the unrelated plant Welwitschia, and can live for 100 years.
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