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 Photo from BrambleHouse.

The flowers by Roland Morisse, iNaturalist.

Author:  C.F: Ecklon & Carl L.P. Zeyher, 1830
Origin:   Southern South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  12 Centimetres
Height:  30 Centimetres
Flower:   White - Purple
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Cyphia anomala, Eckl. & Zeyh. ex C.Presl . Cyphia undulata var. linarioides, E. Wimm.1968 =Cyphia linarioides, C. Presl 1837 = Cyphia bulbosa var. orientalis E. Phillips

This member of the Campanulaceae family was given this name by Christian Friedrich Ecklon and Carl Ludwig Philip Zeyher in 1830. It is found in the southern part of South Africa, growing among grass in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to tvelwe centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 30 centimetres in height. The flowers are white to purple.

The genera name from Cyphi an Egyptian perfuming powder, due to the scent of the flowers. The genera name from 'Cyphi' an Egyptian perfuming powder, due to the scent of the flowers - OR: Greek. kyphos; 'bent'; referring to the shape of the style and stigma.
The species name referring is to the edges of the leaves.

Also seen as a member of the Lobeliaceae.