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Family: CUCURBITACEAE 

 Cephalopentandra ecirrhosa
 
  
Author:  Charles Jeffrey 1964
Family:  Cucurbitaceae
Habitat:  Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Maximum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  60 centimetres
Height:  1 meter
Flower:  Pale yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Coccinia echirrhosa, Cogniaux 1896
Got it from:  Juelsminde
Year:  2003
   This member of the Cucurbitaceae family was given this name by Charles Jeffrey in 1964. It's found in Kenya, Uganda, Somalia and Ethiopia, growing in well-drained soil with lots of water and some sun. The vines don't get that long for a Cucurbitaceae, only one meter, the caudex can get up to 60 centimetres in diameter. The flowers are white to yellow, the fruits orange.