This member of the Convolvulaceae
family was given this name by Johannes Gottfried Hallier in
1894. It found in a wide range: South Africa, Namibia, Zambia,
Uganda, Ethiopia and neighbours. It need a well drained soil with
some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to three
centimetres in diameter and rather long. The branches reach 50
centimetres. The flowers are light pink with a darker throat.