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Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE* 

 Brachystelma bruceae
 

Photo from Specks Exotica.

  
Author:  Robert Allen Dyer 1977
Family:  Apocynaceae
Habitat:  Eastern South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium  - Maximum
Thickness:  4 Centimetres
Height:  12 Centimetres
Flower:  Purple-Chocolate
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -
This member of the Apocynaceae family was given this name by  Robert Allen Dyer  in 1977. It is found in eastern South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to four centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to twelve centimetres in height. The flowers are purple to chocolate brownish..

*This family might been incorporated in the Apocynaceae family now.