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Author: Robert Allen Dyer, 1971
Origin:  Natal, South Africa, Mozambique
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  7 Centimetres
Height:  20 Centimetres
Flower:  Brown
Propagate:  Seeds
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Might be: Ceropegia vahrmeijeri, Bruyns, 2017.

This member of the Asclepiadaceae* family was described by Robert Allen Dyer in 1971. It is found in Natal, South Africa and Mozambique, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow up to seven centimetres in diameter, the branches will grow up to 20 centimetres. The flowers are brown.

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 is named after the South African botanist Hans Vahrmeijer.

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