Bernard M. Descoings,
||Green / Yellow
|| Wild grape, Tree grape,
Namibian grape, Droog-my-keel, Bastarkobas, Bastard Cobas.
Dinter & Gilg
This scaled Vitaceae
was first described by Dinter and Gilg in 1911, but renamed by
Bernard M. Descoings in
1967. Found in southern Africa, where
it grows in well-drained soil, moderate water and lots of sun. The stem will
get op to 80 cm in diameter and the plant reaches op to 2,5 meters. Can be
reproduced both by seeds and cuttings.
The genera name from the Greek
kyphos; 'tumor' or ,'hump' and stemma; 'garland' or
'crown'. The species name
after Jutta Dinter, one of the authors' wives.