Botswana, Caprivi Strip, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania,
Vines, Python Kambro, Pythonranke, Pythonwein
N.E. Brown, 1895
This Asclepiadaceae* grows in
southern Africa, and was described by Karl Moritz Schumann in 1893. It is
found in Angola, Botswana, Caprivi Strip, Mozambique, Namibia,
Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe, growing in a well drained soil with some water
and some sun. The vines will reach for up to ten meter and half a
meter in diameter. The flowers are green.
The genera name after Charles
Focke, 1802-1856, a Dutch botanist, collecting especially in
Surinam. The species name due to the many
*)Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG IV 2016, Asclepiadaceae is now part of the Apocynaceae.