Tylosema fassoglense is a robust trailing succulent shrub that can reach heights of up to 6m tall. The young parts of the plant is covered in velvety reddish hairs and the leaves are covered in rusty velvety hairs underneath. During summer it bears inflorescence of bright yellow flowers with crinkly petals of about 60mm in diameter, these are borne between October and February.
Tylosema fassoglense is grazed by game and livestock and is a lovely trailing climber on trellises, fences or posts. The plant is quite robust.