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Family: APOCYNACEAE 

 Pachypodium ambongense
 

Photo from Baobabs.com.

  
Author:  Henri Louis Poisson 1924
Family:  Apocynaceae
Habitat:  Western Madagascar
Soil:  Rich Mix
Water:  Medium-Maximum
Sun:  Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  10-40 centimetres
Height:  1 (2) metres
Flower:  White
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -

Photo by Mireille Riesenbeck.

   This member of the Apocynaceae family was given this name by Henri Louis Poisson in 1924. It is found in western Madagascar, growing in a rich but well drained soil with some to lots of water and some to lots of sun. The Stem can grow from ten up to 40 centimetres in diameter and usual one meter but even two metres in height. The flowers are white with a yellow centre.