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Family: VITACEAE 

 Cyphostemma quinatum
 
  
Author:  Bernard M. Descoings ex. Hiram Wild & Robert Bailey Drummond 1966
Family:  Vitaceae
Habitat:  Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  5 centimetres
Height:  120 centimetres
Flower:  Greenish Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Cissus quinata Dryand.1810. Cissus cirrhosa var. glabra William Henry Harvey 1859

Photo by Mireille Riesenbeck.

  

This member of the Vitaceae family was given this name by Descoings in 1966. Found Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia, where it grows in well drained soil, with some water and sun. It forms "potatoes" on the roots, up to five centimetres in diameter, and the stem can grow up to five centimetres as well, The veining stem can reach 100 or 120 centimetres.

The fruits are dense hairy.