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Cissampelos capensis

Cissampelos capensis

Afrikaans:   Dawidiewortel

English :

IsiXhosa:    Mayisake


Description and diagnostic features   

   It has leathery swollen grey-green leaves on tendril like shoots. It grows very slowly in dry areas.      

Part used     

    Roots


Uses                


Warning

         


Habitat             

   Especially on fences in dry areas.


Propagation    

   Easiest from rooted stems.

     Occasionally one sees fruit in a wet season that no doubt have seed.