||Natal, South Africa,
be: Ceropegia vahrmeijeri, Bruyns, 2017.
This member of the Asclepiadaceae* family was described by
Robert Allen Dyer in 1971. It is found in Natal, South
Africa and Mozambique, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun.
The caudex can grow up to seven centimetres in diameter, the branches
will grow up to 20 centimetres. The flowers are brown.
The genera name from Greek; brachys
meaning 'short', and stelma means 'crown, garland, wreath'; alluding
to the short staminal corona of some species. The species is named after the
South African botanist Hans Vahrmeijer.
*)Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG IV 2016, Asclepiadaceae is now part of the Apocynaceae.