Apocynaceae the 'Dogbane' Family

Apocynoideae assembalage of the Apocynaceae

Plumaria

Cresting Plumeria sp.

Adenium

Adenium obesam in flower

 

pachypodium

Pachypodium lamerii with epiphytic tillandsia sp

 

Asclepiadoideae assembalage of the Apocynaceae

Asclepiadeaceae

Stapelia hirsuta in flower

Flowers have the color and smell of rotting meat, this attracts insects such as flys for pollination

stapelia flower

Stapelia flower bud

stapeliacan you smell it?

Stapelia gigantea - "can you smell me now?"

 

hoodiopsis
Hoodiopsis triebneri

Ceropegia sp

Ceropegia dictoma in flower

note the tubular corolla with five petals fused at the tips