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Cyphostemma macrocarpum

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Photo by: Tim Harvey.

Author: Bernard M. Descoings, 1964
Origin:  Madagascar
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  1,2 Meter
Height:  10 Meters
Flower:  Cream - Yellow
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  By mistake: Cyphostemma macrocarpA

This member of the Vitaceae family was described by Bernard M. Descoings in 1964. It is found on Madagascar, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sum. The caudex can grow to 1,2 meters in diameter, the vines can reach for ten meters. The flowers are from cream coloured to yellow.

The genera name from the Greek kyphos; 'tumor' or ,'hump' and stemma; 'garland' or 'crown'. The species name macrocarpum means 'big seeds'.