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Found this plant at Grootscholten.

The caudex I found at Grootscholten.

A flowering plant by Grootscholten.

Author:  Nicholas Edward Brown, 1908
Origin:  Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Provinces; South Africa, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  15 Centimetres
Height:  15 Centimetres
Flower:  Yellow
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Might be: Ceropegia pulchellior, Bruyns 2017.
Dichaelia pygmaea
, Friedrich Richard Rudolf Schlechter, 1894.
Micraster pulchellus, Harv.
Brachystelma pygmaeum subsp. breviflorum, N.E.Br.
Dichaelia breviflora, Schltr.

This member of the Asclepiadaceae* family was given this name by Nicholas Edward Brown in 1908. It is found in Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal and Northern Provinces; South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to fifteen centimetres, the branches to 15 centimetres length. The flowers are 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 indicates it is real small.

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

The flowers from