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Robust, semi-woody climber or liane. Stems striped bluish-green, older stems often with whitish powder. Leaves mostly shallowly three-lobed grey-green, distinctly 3-veined from the base. Flowers unisexual on different plants, in axillary clusters, pale greenish. Male flowers in much larger, denser clusters than female flowers. Fruit an oval capsule, consisting of 5 valves, light green.


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© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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