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Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE* 

 Brachystelma longifolium
 
  
Author:  Nicholas Edward Brown 1908
Family:  Asclepiadaceae*
Habitat:  Mpumalanga, South Africa
Soil:  Grit
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  5 centimetres
Height:  15 centimetres
Flower:  Green-Light Green/Dark Read
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Brachystelmaria longifolia, Friedrich Richard Rudolf Schlechter 1895
This member of the Asclepiadaceae* family was given this name by Nicholas Edward Brown in 1908. It is only found in Mpumalanga, South Africa, growing in grit with little water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow up to five centimetres in diameter, the branches will grow up to fifteen centimetres. The flowers are green and light green, sometimes with dark red.

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