Stapelia flavopurpurea
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Genus: Stapelia
S. flavopurpurea
Binomial name
Stapelia flavopurpurea

Stapelia flavopurpurea is a species of plant in the family Apocynaceae. It is endemic to Namibia. The flowers produced by the plant are quite unusual. They range from a bright yellow to greenish color and smell of beeswax.[1][2]

A flower of S. flavopurpurea.


  1. ^ Albers, Focke; Meve, Ulrich (2002). Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants: Asclepiadaceae: Asclepiadaceae. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 246. ISBN 9783540419648. Retrieved 2019-05-08.
  2. ^ Talalaj, Stanislaw; Talalaj, Daniela; Talalaj, Janusz Joseph (1991). The Strangest Plants in the World. Hill of Content. p. 147. ISBN 9780855722050.