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Family: CUCURBITACEAE 

 Kedrostis pseudogijef
 


Photo by Takitaro - Italy

  
Author:  Charles Jeffrey 1962
Family:  Cucurbitaceae
Habitat:  Ethiopia, Kenya, Northern Tanzania
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  30 centimetres
Height:  12 metres
Flower:  Greenish Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Corallocarpus pseudogijef, Ernest Friedrich Gilg
This dioecious member of the Cucurbitaceae family was given this name by Charles Jeffrey in 1962. It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya and northern Tanzania, growing in forest and bush land a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to 30 centimetres, the vines up to ten centimetres thick and twelve metres long. The flowers are greenish yellow.