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Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE* 

 Brachystelma festucifolium
 

Photo from Out of Africa.

  
Author:  Eileen Adelaide Bruce 1938
Family:  Asclepiadaceae
Habitat:  Tanzania
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  12 Centimetres
Height:  20 Centimetres
Flower:  Dark Mauve
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -
This member of the Asclepiadaceae family was given this name by Eileen Adelaide Bruce  in 1938. It is found in Tanzania, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to twelve centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 20 centimetres in height. The flowers are dark mauve.

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