|Author: ||Bernard M.
Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia
Cissus cirrhosa var. glabra,
Vitis cradockensis, Kuntze.
This member of the Vitaceae family was
given this name
by Descoings in 1966. Found
in 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.
The genera name from the Greek
kyphos; 'tumor' or ,'hump' and stemma; 'garland' or
'crown'. The species name means 'having five parts'.