Edward Brown, 1908
Medium - Maximum
White / Greenish Yellow
be: Ceropegia nanior, Bruyns, 2017.
Lasiostelma nanum, Friedrich Richard Rudolf Schlechter,
Some includes Brachystelma angustum,
This member of the Asclepiadaceae
family was given this name by Nicholas Edward Brown in 1908. It is
found in South Africa and Namibia, growing in a well drained soil
with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to five
centimetres in diameter, the stems from five to twenty centimetres
long. The inflorescence are white and greenish yellow.
The genera name from Greek; brachys
meaning 'short', and stelma means 'crown, garland, wreath'; alluding
to the short staminal corona of some species. The species name means 'dwarf'.
*) Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG IV 2016, Asclepiadaceae is now part of the Apocynaceae.