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Family: APOCYNACEAE 

 Pachypodium bispinosum
 
  
Author:  Alphonse Louis Pierre Pyramus de Candolle 1844
Family:  Apocynaceae
Habitat:  Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  20 centimetres or more
Height:  1,2 meter
Flower:  Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -

Wild plant in Valley of Desolation.

Rescued plant in Port Elizabeth.

Wild one from western South Africa.

  

This member of the Apocynaceae family was described by Alphonse Louis Pierre Pyramus de Candolle  in 1844. It is found in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow up to 20 centimetres or more in diameter, the branches will grow up to 120 centimetres in length. The flowers are pale pink with a darker tube.

Wild ones from western South Africa.