Leaves on the a
single plant at the same time.
Does not get much bigger!
The flowers are 9 mm - 1/4" in
male Kedrostis, found 50 meters apart on the south coast
of South Africa. The shape is a coincidence.
This member of the Cucurbitaceae
was given this name by CÚlestin Alfred Cogniaux in 1881, and is found in Africa. It prefers well-drained
soil, lots of water in the growing-period and some sun, but not
necessary much. The small
flowers are yellow, and it can also be reproduced by cuttings. The caudex
can grow to 50 centimetres in diameter, and the vines reach six meters. I
found mine in Amsterdam in 2000.
I have found most in forests.
A plant from
A Kedrostis fruit from the south coast of South Africa.
2008, and still growing larger.
After 15 year, the caudex have grown
to 25 centimetres in diameter from around 18.