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Landolphia kirkii

Landolphia kirkii
Common names: sand apricot-vine, rubber vine (Eng.), sandrankappelkoos, melktou (Afr.), muvhungo, mukumululo (fruit) (Tshivenda), umbungwa, umkuzi (isiZulu)
Family: Apocynaceae

22 / 01 / 2024 | Nompumelelo Nkosi | Pretoria NBG
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Huernia procumbens

Huernia procumbens in flower
Common names: Limpopo snake plant (Eng.); Limpopo aasblom (Afr.)
Family: Apocynaceae

01 / 05 / 2023 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pachypodium bispinosum

Pachypodium bispinosum flowers. Photo Jenny Potgieter
Common names: bell-flower thick-foot (English), bobbejaankos, kafferkambroo, kragman, sterkman, dikvoet (Afrikaans)
Family: Apocynaceae

20 / 02 / 2023 | Sisipho Mqungguthu | Karoo Desert NBG
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Carissa sebrabergensis

Carissa sebrabergensis
Common names: Sebraberg numnum (Eng.); Sebraberg-noemnoem (Afr.)
Family: Apocynaceae

... the genus consists of about 35 shrubby species. The Apocynaceae, to which our species belongs, has been divided ...

02 / 01 / 2023 | Ernst van Jaarsveld | Kirstenbosch NBG
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Pachycarpus acidostelma

Pachycarpus acidostelma
Common names: Highflats pachycarpus
Family: Apocynaceae

27 / 12 / 2021 | Kaveesha Naicker | CREW
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Stapelia leendertziae

Stapelia leendertziae
Common names: bell stapelia, Leendertz’s carrion flower, carrion chalice, carrion flower, rugose cup starfish, maroon cup starfish, star flower, black bells (Eng.
Family: Apocynaceae

20 / 12 / 2021 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Stapelia gigantea

Flowering plant of Stapelia gigantea in habitat. (Photo Cameron McMaster)
Common names: giant stapelia, giant carrion flower, carrion flower (Eng.); reuseaasblom, aasblom, duikershoring, haasoor (Afr.); ililo elikhulu, isihlehle, uzililo
Family: Apocynaceae

12 / 04 / 2021 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Brachystelma gerrardii

Brachystelma gerrardii
Common names: Gerrard’s Brachystelma (Eng.)
Family: Apocynaceae

29 / 03 / 2021 | Aaliyah Motala | CREW
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Orthanthera jasminiflora

Orthanthera jasminiflora
Common names: jasmine creeper, star jasmine (Eng.); sandmelktou, sandmelk, moerwortel, moerworteltjie (Afr.); rapologwane (Setswana); kamongamba (Hmbukushu); mosamo
Family: Apocynaceae

... were found. In general, seed of members of the Apocynaceae family need to be fresh for best results when ...

23 / 11 / 2020 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Microloma sagittatum

Microloma sagittatum
Common names: firecracker vine, wax creeper (Eng.); bokhoring, bokhorinkies, bokmaellie, heuningblommetjie, kannetjie, melkblommetjie (Afr.)
Family: Apocynaceae

... is a suitable one. Microloma sagittatum belongs to the Apocynaceae, the milkweed family. Unlike other species of the ...

09 / 11 / 2020 | Shireen Harris | Karoo Desert NBG
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Asclepias

Asclepias woodii (Photo A Shuttleworth)
Common names: milkweed (Eng.); melkbos (Afr.)
Family: Apocynaceae

... of the genus Asclepias (as most of the taxa in the family Apocynaceae in the broad sense, subfamily Asclepiadoideae), ...

17 / 02 / 2020 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Asclepias genus

Asclepias woodii (Photo A Shuttleworth)
Common names: milkweed (Eng.); melkbos (Afr.)
Family: Apocynaceae

... of the genus Asclepias (as most of the taxa in the family Apocynaceae in the broad sense, subfamily Asclepiadoideae), ...

17 / 02 / 2020 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Ceropegia sandersonii

Ceropegia sandersonii
Common names: giant ceropegia, Sanderson’s ceropegia, Sanderson’s canopy flower, parachute flower, trumpet flower, fountain flower (Eng.); sambreelblom (Afr.)
Family: Apocynaceae

16 / 12 / 2019 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Ceropegia linearis subsp. woodii

Ceropegia linearis subsp. woodii
Common names: string of hearts, necklace vine, rosary vine, Wood’s ceropegia, hanging milkwort, Jacob’s beard, little pitchers, chain of hearts, collar of heart
Family: Apocynaceae

02 / 12 / 2019 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Orbea melanantha

Orbea melanantha
Common names: short-lobed brown carrion flower, black or dark flowered caralluma (Eng.); kort-lob bruin aasblom (Afr.)
Family: Apocynaceae

20 / 05 / 2019 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Ceropegia crassifolia var. crassifolia

Ceropegia crassifolia var. crassifolia
Common names: leathery-leaved ceropegia
Family: Apocynaceae

18 / 02 / 2019 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Pachypodium succulentum

Pachypodium succulentum
Common names: star-flower thick-foot, porcupine-kambroo (Eng.); bergkambroo, bobbejaankambroo, bobbejaankos, ystervarkkambroo, ystervarkkos, dikvoet (Afr.)
Family: Apocynaceae

... to its swollen stem. The genus Pachypodium belongs in the Apocynaceae family and has 23 species, of which 18 are found ... are now synonyms for this species. Most of plants of the Apocynaceae family are succulent or shrub-like, have milky ...

07 / 01 / 2019 | Lufuno Nenungwi | Free State NBG
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Strophanthus amboensis

Strophanthus amboensis
Common names: elephant vine, knob-stemmed poisonrope (Eng.); knopstamgiftou (Afr.); omhundure (Otjiherero); mangala-ndumbu (Lunyaneka, Muila & Muquilenge); muzua-ng
Family: Apocynaceae

03 / 09 / 2018 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Pachycarpus campanulatus

Pachycarpus campanulatus var. campanulatus showing the inflorescence with pendent flowers.
Common names: cluster bells, toad plant, fairy bell pachycarpus, thick-fruit (Eng.); trosklokkies (Afr.); ishongwe (isiZulu).
Family: Apocynaceae

... and exuding milky latex, like most plants in the family Apocynaceae. In summer the flowers of cluster bells are found ...

13 / 08 / 2018 | Stoffel Petrus Pieter Bester | National Herbarium Pretoria
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Brachystelma foetidum

Brachystelma foetidum
Common names: Hottentots bread (Eng); Hotnotsbrood, Hottentotsbrood (Afr); seru (Sesotho).
Family: Apocynaceae

... is a perennial herbaceous geophyte belonging to the Apocynaceae family, which grows up to 150 mm, depending on ... to be dispersed easily by wind. Most of the species in the Apocynaceae,employ this airborne method of seed dispersal. ...

06 / 08 / 2018 | Lufuno Nenungwi | Free State NBG
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