International Asclepiad Society

Asklepios 76

Cover illustration: Brachystelma arnotii Baker, from ‘Refugium Botanicum’, Vol.1, t.9, 1869, showing part of the illustration used to accompany the first description. This species is notable for its reflexed corolla lobes which expose the corona. It is widely distributed from Namibia, through Botswana to South Africa.


  • Editorial
  • Catalogues Received
  • Sencindiver, Vic: Propagation of Hoyas by Rooting Stem Cuttings
  • Louis Clifford Thompson (1920-1997)
  • Jaarsveld, Ernst van & Nagel, Rob: Tavaresia thompsonii Van Jaarsveld & Nagel, A New Species from S. Angola
  • Downs, Philip E.: Tavaresia angolensis
  • Forster, Paul I.: Notes on Cynanchum marnierianum Rauh (Apocynaceae s.l.)
  • Walker, Colin C.: Asclepiads in the Literature
  • Downs, Philip E.: Book Review: Stapeliae Novae by Francis Masson
  • Audissou, Jean-Andre: Cultivating Asclepiads on the South-West Coast of France
  • Walker, Colin C.: Arabian Asclepiads of Albert Deflers