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Family: ASCLEPIDIACEAE* 

 Matelea cyclophylla
 
  
Author:  Robert Everard Woodson 1941
Family:  Asclepiadaceae*
Habitat:  Mexico
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  20 centimetres
Height:  2 metres
Flower:  Brown
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Vincetoxicum cyclophyllum Paul Carpenter  Standley 1924,
( Gonolobus cyclophyllus ?)
Got it from:  Copenhagen
Year:  2004

The flower are two centimetres big, and can be really dark.
Attracts by the smell of rotten meat!

  

This member of the Asclepiadaceae* family was given this name by Robert Everard Woodson in 1941. It's from Mexico, growing in well-drained soil with some water and a bit of sun. The caudex can grow to 20 centimetres, the vines can reach two metres. The flowers are brown and smelly! Can only be reproduced by seeds.

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

A bigger one.

Not much living tissue inside.