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Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE* 

 Ceropegia fortuita
 

Photo by Hildor Hoffmann

  
Author:  Robert Allen Dyer 1944
Family:  Asclepiadaceae
Habitat:  South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  5-15 Centimetres
Height:  150 Centimetres
Flower:  Purple/Greenish
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Might now be: Ceropegia africana spp. fortuita, H. Huber 1957

Photo by Hildor Hoffmann

   This member of the Asclepiadaceae family was given this name by Robert Allen Dyer in 1944. It is found in the Swaziland and KwaZulu-Natal, south eastern South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun sun. The caudex can grow to five or even fifteen centimetres in diameter, the vines will reach 150 centimetres or more. The flowers are purple and greenish-brownish. 

*This family might been incorporated in the Apocynaceae family now.

The dwarf form by Chris Moore.