Genus: Ceropegia Family: Apocynaceae
- stems resembling Stapelia, but they grow much longer;
- flowers are very singular with the corolla cut into five segments;
- low growing succulent species creeping, scrambling or occasionally twining;
- common names: Slangkamoo, Slangkambroo, Slangkambro, Snake creeper, Serpent Ceropegia, Serpiente enredadera, Ceropegia serpiente.
Origin and habitat: South Africa and Swaziland only S of 31° S (Uitenhage and Willowmore to Graaff Reinet and King William's Town).
- usually found rooted in leaf mould under the protection of shrubs;
- its vegetative parts are very well camouflaged, therefore it is quite difficult to spot, even when flowering.