Species Hoodia lugardii
Pictures from Observations
Probably for Dr William Chamberlain Hood (1790–1879), British surgeon who lived in South Lambeth, London, and collected succulents.
Named after Maj. Edward James Lugard (1865-1944) or his brother Maj. Fredrick John Dealtry Lugard (1858-1945) who led an expedition across the Kalahari Desert to Lake Ngami in1896. In 1897-1899 James visited the same area collecting 374 species of which 92 were described as new.