are from Kiel BG.
"The Mother of All" from
Sheilam Cactus & Succulent Garden in South Africa. Three meters
high, six around.
One of the plants in
Kirstenbosch BG, ZA.
Five meters tall, seven meters
Bernard M. Descoings, 1967
Namibia, South Africa
Minimum - Medium
Yellow - Reddish
Cissus currori Joseph Dalton Hooker, 1849.
Cyphostemma cramerianum Desc. 1960
This member of the Vitaceae
family was given this name by
Bernard M. Descoings in 1967. It is found in Angola, Namibia
and northern South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with
little to some water and lots of sun. It is the highest member of
the genus with seven meters. The stem can grow to 180 centimetres in
diameter. The flowers are pale yellow to reddish.
The genera name from the Greek
kyphos; 'tumor' or ,'hump' and stemma; 'garland' or
'crown'. The species name is named after Andrew B. Curror, an
English botanist and botanical collector.
This might be a winter growing