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Family: CONVOLVULACEAE 

 Ipomoea albivenia
 

Photo by Joseph Despins.

  
Author:  Robert Sweet 1830
Family:  Convolvulaceae
Habitat:  South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  18 centimetres
Height:  10 meters
Flower:  White
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Wild Cotton, Wildekatoen, Climbing Kapok
Synonyms:  Convolvulus albivenius Lindl. 1827. Ipomoea wakefieldii Bak. 1894 Ipomoea gerrardii Hook. f. 1867

Caudex by Joseph Despins.

Young plant by Mireille Riesenbeck.

   This member of the Convolvulaceae family was described by Robert Sweet in 1830. It is found in KwaZulu Natal through Mpumalanga and the Northern Province into Mozambique and Zimbabwe. It grows in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The vines can grow to ten meters. The flowers are white with pink or yellow throats.

The flowers byJoseph Despins.

I found this at Kakteen Haage.