|Author: ||Jacoba J. Maria Van der Merwe, 1971
||NE South Africa
segmentatus, Christo Albertyn Smith, 1932.
This member of the
Vitaceae family was given this name by Jacoba Johanna Maria Van der Merwe in
1971. It is found
in north-eastern South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow large, the entire plant to
130 centimetres in
flowers are cream to yellow.
The genera name from the Greek
kyphos; 'tumor' or ,'hump' and stemma; 'garland' or
'crown'. The species name from Latin:
'Adorned with borders or patches', and the leaves sure have.