Adinobotrys scandens Dunn
Whitfordia scandens Elmer
Whitfordiodendron scandens Merr.
Callerya scandens is a climbing shrub with a flexible main stem around 35mm thick. The branches are mainly formed towards the top of the plant[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
Southeast Asia - Philippines (Palawan,Sibuyan,Mindanao)
Climbing into and sprawling over trees and thickets[
Species in this genus generally grow best in a sunny position in a fertile, moisture-retentive but well-drained soil[
This species has a symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria; these bacteria form nodules on the roots and fix atmospheric nitrogen. Some of this nitrogen is utilized by the growing plant but some can also be used by other plants growing nearby[
]. Boiled and eaten as a vegetable[
].No more information is given, and it is unclear if the seedpods or the seeds are being referred to[
The young seedpods are around 30mm long, 15mm wide and 7mm thick, containinga single seed[
Pre-soak the seed for 12 hours in warm water and sow in a container in a lightly shaded position. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on until large enough to plant out.
Layering in spring.
Cuttings of half-ripe wood with the leaves removed[
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