|Author: ||Bernard M. Descoings, 1960
||South Africa, Zimbabwe
||Medium - Maximum
hypoleuca William Henry Harvey, 1860.
Vitis hypoleuca, Szyszyl.
This member of the Vitaceae family was
given this name by Bernard M. Descoings in 1960. It is found in South Africa
and Zimbabwe, growing in a well
drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The swollen
roots can grow to two centimetres, the entire plant will grow up to
centimetres in height. The flowers are greenish.
The genera name from the Greek
kyphos; 'tumor' or ,'hump' and stemma; 'garland' or
'crown'. The species name from the Greek hypo; 'under' and
leucos 'white' or 'pale' for the colour of the caudex.