Cyphostemma bainesii LIVE SUCCULENT. It is a deciduous succulent shrub or small tree that grows up to 1,5 (5)m high with thick or bottle shaped trunks (caudex) up to 40 cm wide. It is very similar to C. juttae, but shorter and fatter. Bark is papery and smooth, very attractive, clear yellowish-brown to pastel and peeling in rings to reveal grey-green. These plants are between 15 to 18cm high and have a caudex of 6-8cm in diametre.