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Ceropegia is a genus of plants within the family Apocynaceae, native to Africa, southern Asia, and Australia. It was named by Carl Linnaeus, who first described this genus in volume 1 of his Species plantarum, which appeared in 1753. Linnaeus thought that the flowers looked like a fountain of wax. From this the scientific name was derived: "keros" meaning wax and "pege" meaning fountain. There are between 160 and 200 species.

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Succulentopedia Ceropegia cimiciodora

Ceropegia cimiciodora

Ceropegia cimiciodora is a succulent climber with thick, mottled twining stems that grow up to 3.3 feet (1 m) long. Rudimentary, ephemeral…

Succulentopedia Ceropegia armandii

Ceropegia armandii

Ceropegia armandii is a succulent perennial with slender stems that climb into shrubs and trees or spread on the ground. It has fibrous…