I contact you all with great pain because my cute little plant is slowly deterioriating. I need you help. Do any of you know the name of this plant and/or the caring specifications for it? If it helps, it stays in South America.

Thanks you all.

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    $\begingroup$ Do you think it is native in South Africa or do you think it could be ornemental? If it is ornemental, you will have better chance of getting an answer on Gardening.SE. $\endgroup$
    – Remi.b
    Commented Jun 11, 2017 at 21:14

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That's a crassulacean native to Madagascar, called Bryophyllum daigremontianum.

It has a synonym, Kalanchoe daigremontiana (funily enough, bot Portuguese and Spanish Wikipedia pages — since you are in South America — use this synonym).

Its common names are "Mother of thousands". "Mother of millions", "Mexican hat plant" and "Devil's backbone".

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Regarding how to care your succulent, unfortunately this is off topic at Bio SE (but have a look at my comment below).

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    $\begingroup$ PS: regarding you poor plant, here is an advice from a guy that normally kills his succulents: you're probably adding too much water. $\endgroup$
    – user24284
    Commented Jun 12, 2017 at 1:39

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