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Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE* 

 Secamone elliptica
 

Photo by Mark Marathon.

  
Author:  Robert Brown 1810
Family:  Asclepiadaceae*
Habitat:  China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Northern Australia
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  15 Centimetres or more
Height:  5 meters
Flower:  Greenish to Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Corky Milk Vine
Synonyms:  Tylophora micrantha Decaisne 1995. Secamone lanceolata Blume 1995. Secamone micrantha Decne 1995
     This member of the Asclepiadaceae* family was described by Robert Brown in 1810. It is found in China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam and Northern Australia. It grows in a well drained soil with some water and some or lots of sun. It will raise to five meters and get greenish to yellow flowers. The plant can be reproduced both by seeds and cuttings.

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

        

Flowers by Hugh Nicholson.                                                   Leaves by Mark Marathon