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Vigorous climber. Stems 4-5 angled, sometimes pubescent, with forked tendrils. Leaves succulent, broadly ovate to sub-circular-elliptic, c. 8 × 8 cm, glabrescent or pubescent on both surfaces; margin crenate to serrate. Flowers in leaf-opposed and terminal, branched inflorescences, small, green. Fruit subspherical c. 1.5 × 1.3 cm, red when ripe.


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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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