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Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE* 

 Schlechterella africana
 
  
Author:  Karl Moritz Schumann 1900
Family:  Asclepiadaceae*
Habitat:  Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya and Tanzania
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  12 centimetres
Height:  1,5 meters
Flower:  White
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Pleurostelma africanum, Friedrich Richard Rudolf Schlechter 1895
   This member of the Asclepiadaceae* family was given this name by Karl Moritz Schumann in 1900. It is found in the Eastern Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to twelve centimetres, the branches will reach for one and a half meter. The flowers are white, and the plant can be reproduced both by seeds and cuttings.

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

"Schlechterella" after Dr.Rudolf Schlechter (1872-1925) a German botanist from Berlin.