Lantern Flower Overview
Ceropegia is a genus consisting of semi-evergreen and evergreen, mostly trailing succulents, including shrub and subshrub species. It is estimated to contain 217 distinct species, originating from Africa, Southern Asia and Australia. This genus has many well-known abbreviations including Lantern Flower, Rosary Vine and Lantern Flower. The genus Ceropegia contains species widely favoured as houseplants for their unusual tubular flowers, heart-shaped succulent leaves and straightforward propagation.