|Author: ||Bernard M. Descoings, 1967
seitziana, Ernest Friedrich Gilg & Brandt, 1912
claim it is
Cyphostemma bainesii. I
This member of
the Vitaceae family was given this name by Bernard M. Descoings in 1967.
It is found in the western central Namibia, growing in the heights
in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The caudex
can grow to 70 centimetres wide, the whole plant to 50 centimetres.
The flowers are greenish yellow to dark pink.
The genera name from the Greek
kyphos; 'tumor' or ,'hump' and stemma; 'garland' or
'crown'. The species name after
Francisco Seitz, 1831–1909, a Austro-Hungarian botanist.