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Family: CONVOLVULACEAE 

 Ipomoea lapathifolia

Found this plant at Kakteen Haage.

  
Author:  Johannes Gottfried 1894
Family:  Convolvulaceae
Habitat:  Botswana, Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  8 centimetres
Height:  3 metres
Flower:  White/Magenta-Mauve
Reproduction:  Seeds/?
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Ipomoea zambesiaca Bak.1894. Ipomoea hellebarda var. lapathifolia Hall. f. 1899. Ipomoea dasyclada Pilger 1909. Ipomoea intricata Pilger 1910. Ipomoea lapathifolia var. dasyclada Verdc.1958. (Ipomoea bussei Pilger 1910 = Ipomoea lapathifolia var. bussei,  Verdc. 1961)
This member of the Convolvulaceae family was given this name by Johannes Gottfried in 1894. It is found in Central, tropical Africa, growing in a drained but rich soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to eight centimetres, the vines up to three metres. The flowers are white, often with a magenta or mauve centre.