╔mile A.J. De Wildeman, 1903
Congo, Malawi, Tanzania,
Mix - Rich
Medium - Maximum
Pale Blue - Mauve - Purple
Cyphia scandens, De
Cyphia regularis, E.Wimm. 1952.
Cyphia rhodesiaca, E.Wimm. 1968.
This member of the
was given this name by ╔mile Auguste Joseph De Wildeman in 1903. It is found in
Congo, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia and Za´re, growing in a well drained but
rich soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to
two centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
from eight to 80centimetres in height. The flowers are pale blue
to mauve or purple.
The genera name from Cyphi an Egyptian
perfuming powder, due to the scent of the flowers - OR: Greek. kyphos;
'bent'; referring to the shape of the style and stigma.
The species name referring to the growing-form: 'Upright,