This member of the
Asclepiadaceae* family was given this name by Hans Schinz in 1888. It
is found in Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia and
Zimbabwe, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some
sun. The caudex can grow to 12 centimetres, the whole plant up to 55
centimetres. The flowers are from yellow to orange.
*This family might
been incorporated in the Apocynaceae