Neuropeltis vermoesenii De Wild.
Porana acuminata P.Beauv.
Neuropeltis acuminata is a vigorous climbing shrub with stout, woody, contorted stems that can be 9 - 40 metres long and 25cm wide at the base[
The plant is sometimes harvested from the wild for local use as a source of food and tying materials.
West tropical Africa - Senegal to Cameroon and the Central African Republic, south to Angola and DR Congo.
]. Evergreen, primary forest as well as in more open secondary forest formations; gallery forests; and in swamps. In older forest it becomes one of the dominant climbing species. It has been recorded from elevations up to 1,500 metres[
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Leaves - cooked[
]. Eaten as a vegetable[
The wiry stems are used as lashings when building traditional huts[
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