|Author: ||Hiram Wild
& R.B. Drummond, 1961
Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Medium - Maximum
Greenish / Maroon
simulans, C.A. Sm. 1932
This member of the Vitaceae
family was given this name by Hiram Wild and Robert Bailey Drummond in 1961. It is found in
Mozambique, South Africa,
and Zimbabwe, growing in a well drained soil with some to
lots of water and some sun. The caudex can grow to thirteen
centimetres or more, the vines will reach one and a half meter or
more. The flowers are greenish white and maroon.
The genera name from the Greek
kyphos; 'tumor' or ,'hump' and stemma; 'garland' or
'crown'. The species name means 'imitating' or resembling'.