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Family: CONVOLVULACEAE 

 Ipomoea bolusiana
 

All photos from Mkuzi Pan, South Africa

 

  
Author:  Hans Schinz 1888
Family:  Convolvulaceae
Habitat:  Southern Africa, Madagascar
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  20 centimetres
Height:  3 meters
Flower:  Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Ipomoea angustisecta Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler1888. Ipomoea mesenterioides Hallier 1898. Ipomoea praetermissa Rendle 1901. Ipomoea rubro-viridis Baker 1886. Ipomoea simplex Hook. 1846

 

   This member of the Convolvulaceae family was describes by Hans Schinz in 1888. It is found in southern Africa and Madagascar, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to 20 centimetres in diameter, the stems to three meters. The flowers are pink, and the plant can be reproduced both by seeds and cuttings.

Except this one from Namibia.