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Photo from Falcon Labs.

One year old seedling by Amir Auerbach.

Photo from Falcon Labs.

Female flower by Soumen Aditya.

Male flower by Soumen Aditya.

New leaves by by Soumen Aditya.

Author: Bernard M. Descoings, 1960
Origin:  South Africa, Zimbabwe
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  20 Centimetres
Height:  50 Centimetres
Flower:  Yellowish
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  Double-Barrel Vine
Synonyms:  Cissus 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 five 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.

The leaf on Amir Auerbach's plant by him.

A small plant from and by Cok

A fruit by Soumen Aditya.

One year old seedling by Soumen Aditya.