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Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE* 

 Cynanchum lineare
 
  
Author:  Nicholas Edward Brown 1897
Family:  Asclepiadaceae*
Habitat:  Puerto Rico
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Minimum-Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  3 centimetres
Height:  60 centimetres
Flower:  White/Crème Colour
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  West Indian Swallow-Wort
Synonyms:  Metastelma lineare Bello 1881
   This member of the Asclepiadaceae* family was given this name by Nicholas Edward Brown in 1897. It is found in Puerto Rico, growing in a well drained soil with little water and some sun. The caudex can grow up to three centimetres in diameter, the vines can reach for 60 centimetres. The flowers are white and crème coloured.

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