Cyphostemma njegerre is a perennial climbing plant with stems 12 metres or more long that support themselves on other plants by means of tendrils. The slender branches, leaf and flower stalks are all densely covered with long
The edible fruits are gathered from the wild for local use. The plant is sometimes grown as an ornamental[
East tropical Africa - Tanzania.
Rainforests at elevations of 700 - 900 metres[
|Cultivation Status||Ornamental, Wild
Fruit - raw[
]. The ripe fruits are juicy and sweet, they are eaten raw as a snack. The ripe fruits are soaked in water, squeezed, filtered and drunk as a juice[
]. The red, ovoid berries are about 10mm long and 6mm wide[
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