Johann Maximowicz, 1873
China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan
Medium - Maximum
Green - White - Purple - Red
Hodoimo, Groundnut, Potatobean
cavaleriei, Augustine Abel Hector LÚveillÚ, 1914.
Apios taiwaniana, Hosok.
Callerya songgangensis, S.S.Ying.
Glycine fortunei, Norton.
This member of the Fabaceae family was given this name by
Carl Johann Maximowicz in 1873. It is found
in Eastern China, Korea, Taiwan and Japan, growing in a rich but well drained soil with
quite some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to two metres in
flowers are from greenish white over yellow to purple, and can have
name Apios comes from the Greek word, meaning 'pear' and may
refer the pear shape of some tubers. The species is named after the
Scottish botanist Robert Fortune.
I am not sure,
it will appreciate to have the rhizomes exposed?