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The caudex from ???.

The flowers by Désiré Ravelonarivo.

Author: Daniel F. Austin & Eckart Eich, 2001
Origin:  Northern Madagascar
Soil:  Rich - Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  15 Centimetres?
Height:  5 Meters
Flower:  White - Pinkish - Lavender
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Ipomoea mojangensis, Wilhelm Vatke, 1882

This member of the Convolvulaceae family was given this name by Daniel Frank Austin and Eckart Eich in 2001. It is found in northern Madagascar, growing in a rich and well drained soil with quite some water water and lots of sun. I think the caudex can grow to fifteen centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to five metres in height. The flowers are white, pinkish or lavender.

The genera name from Greek stiktos; 'spotted' and kardia 'heart', referring to the spotted, heart-shaped leaves. The species name after the city and province Majunga (Mahajanga) in north western Madagascar.

I am not sure the caudex will appreciate to be exposed - let me know!