This rare member of the Asclepiadaceae
family was described by
Friedrich Richard Rudolf Schlechter in 1894. It is found on
the eastern cape of South Africa, growing in grit or another well
drained soil with little water and lots of sun. The caudex will grow
up to four centimetres in diameter, the whole plant up to 25
centimetres. The flowers are yellow.
*This family might be incorporated