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Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE* 

 Brachystelma tuberosum
 

Found this plant at Grootscholten.

  
Author:  Robert Brown 1822
Family:  Asclepiadaceae*
Habitat:  South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  5 centimetres
Height:  15 centimetres
Flower:  Dark Brown
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Stapelia tuberosa Meerburgh 1789
   This member of the Asclepiadaceae* family was given this name by Robert Brown in 1822. It is found in South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to five centimetres, the branches to fifteen centimetres length. The flowers are dark brown with small white hairs.

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