This member of the
Crassulaceae family was described by Raymond-Hamet
& Joseph Marie Henry Alfred Perrier de la Bāthie in 1914.
It is found on Madagascar, growing in a well drained soil with
little to some water and lots of sun. The thickened stem can grow to
twelve centimetres in diameter, the plant can grow to 70 centimetres
height. The flowers are brownish red.