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The flower by Martin Heigan,

Author: Nicholas Edward Brown, 1908
Origin:  Mpumalanga, South Africa
Soil:  Grit
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  5 Centimetres
Height:  15 Centimetres
Flower:  Yellow - Green - Light Green / Dark Red
Propagate:  Seeds
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Might be: Ceropegia longifoliata, Bruyns, 2017.
Brachystelmaria longifolia
, Friedrich Richard Rudolf Schlechter, 1895.
Lasiostelma longifolium, Schltr.

This member of the Asclepiadaceae* family was given this name by Nicholas Edward Brown in 1908. It is only found in Mpumalanga, South Africa, growing in grit with little water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow up to five centimetres in diameter, the branches will grow up to fifteen centimetres. The flowers are green and light green, sometimes with dark red markings.

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 'long leaved'.

*)Accordantly to the latest taxonomic system; APG IV 2016, Asclepiadaceae is now part of the Apocynaceae.