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Cyphostemma lanigerum

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Author:  Bernard M. Descoings, 1966
Origin:  South Africa, Zimbabwe (Namibia)
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  30 Centimetres
Height:  2 Meters
Flower:  Brown / Green
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  Wildedruif, Wild Grape
Synonyms:  Cissus lanigera William Henry Harvey, 1859

This member of the Vitaceae family was given this name by Bernard M. Descoings in 1966. Found in South Africa, and Zimbabwe and some claim: Namibia, where it grows in well drained soil, with some water and sun. The caudex grows to 30 cm in diameter, the branches reaches two meters. The flowers is brown-greenish.

The genera name from the Greek kyphos; 'tumor' or ,'hump' and stemma; 'garland' or 'crown'. The species name means 'woolly' or 'hairy', like the fruits which are dense hairy.