Urera keayi is usually a climbing plant, though sometimes it has a more trailing habit[
The plant is sometimes harvested from the wild for local medicinal use.
The leaves, young shoots and fruits are cloaked in strongly stinging hairs[
West tropical Africa - Sierra Leone to Ghana.
A common plant, growing under shade in the undergrowth of the rain-forest, but also found in open places, way sides, coffee plantations, etc[
Presumably a dioecious species, in which case both male and female forms need to be grown if fruit and seed are required.
The sap is a vigorous diuretic, used to treat kidney problems[
The leaves are used in medication to regulate the menstrual cycle[
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