|Author: ||Hiram Wild
& R.B. Drummond, 1961
Congo, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaire
wittei, Pierre Staner, 1932.
Cyphostemma hermannioides, Wild & R.B.Drumm.
This member of the Vitaceae family was given this name by
Hiram Wild and Robert Bailey Drummond in 1961. It is found
in Angola, Congo, Malawi,
and Zaire, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to fifteen
centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to two metres in
flowers are red.
genera name from the Greek kyphos; 'tumor' or ,'hump' and
stemma; 'garland' or 'crown'. The species name after botanist
Heinrich Witte, 1829-1917, worked in Leiden.