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Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE* 

 Stathmostelma fornicatum
 

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Author:  Arthur Allman Bullock 1953
Family:  Asclepiadaceae*
Habitat:  Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  6 centimetres
Height:  35 centimetres
Flower:  Greenish-Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Asclepias fornicata, Nicholas Edward Brown 1906

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This member of the Asclepiadaceae* family was given this name by Arthur Allman Bullock in 1953. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia (Namibia?), growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The caudex will grow to six centimetres or more, the single stem up to 35 centimetres. The inflorescence are from greenish to bright yellow.

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