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Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE* 

 Brachystelma caffrum
 
  
Author:  Friedrich Richard Rudolf Schlechter 1894
Family:  Asclepiadaceae*
Habitat:  Eastern Cape, South Africa
Soil:  Mix or grit
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  4 centimetres
Height:  25 centimetres
Flower:  Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -
This rare member of the Asclepiadaceae  family was described by  Friedrich Richard Rudolf Schlechter in 1894. It is found on the eastern cape of South Africa, growing in grit or another well drained soil with little water and lots of sun. The caudex will grow up to four centimetres in diameter, the whole plant up to 25 centimetres. The flowers are yellow.

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