The flowers by
Giuseppe Distefano, Llifle.com.
This member of the
Portulacaceae family was described by Karl von Poellnitz in 1929. It is
found in Namibia, growing in grit with little to some water and lots
of sun. The stem-like caudex will grow up to two centimetres in
diameter, the whole plant can grow up to ten centimetres in height.
The flowers are white to pink.
Greek word anakamptein,
meaning 'to bend backwards' and Greek; eros; 'love'. The species
name 'to return'.