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Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE* 

 Ceropegia papillata
 

Photo by Hildor Hoffmann.

  
Author:  Nicholas Edward Brown 1898
Family:  Asclepiadaceae*
Habitat:  Malawi, Tanzania, Zaire, Zambia
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  3-5 centimetres
Height:  1 meter
Flower:  Light Brown/White/Black
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Ceropegia cordiloba Werderm. 1939

Flower photo by Chris Moore.

Often sold as Ceropegia meyeri-johannis/Ceropegia verdicikii.

   This member of the Asclepiadaceae* family was given this name by Nicholas Edward Brown in 1898. It is found in Malawi, Tanzania, Zaire and Zambia, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to three centimetres or more, the vines to one meter.

Often sold as Ceropegia meyeri-johannis.
 

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

Photo by Hildor Hoffmann.