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Family: VITACEAE 

 Cyphostemma nieriense
 

Photo by Evelyn Durst from KEW Gardens.

  
Author:  Bernard M. Descoings 1967
Family:  Vitaceae
Habitat:  Kenya
Soil:  Rich-Mix
Water:  Medium-Maximum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  25 centimetres
Height:  4 metres
Flower:  Creamy-Green
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Cissus nieriensis,Thore Christian Elias Fries 1923 and quite a few others!
   This member of the Vitaceae family was given this name by Bernard M. Descoings in 1967. It is found in Kenya, growing along rivers in a rather rich soil with some to plenty of water and some sun. The caudex can grow to 25 centimetres or more in diameter, the vines can reach four metres or more. The flowers are creamy green.