Swaziland's Flora Database:
Cyphostemma woodii (Gilg & M.Brandt) Desc.
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Shrub
Restricted distribution within southern Africa
Found within protected areas
Swaziland distribution: widespread
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Cyphostemma simulans - Tall rather slender climber, variably mealy-downy with few or many gland-tipped hairs. Tendrils very long and slender, thickening after grasping support. Leaf-stalk c 3 cm long. Leaflets five, sometimes less, short-stalked, oval, pointed, with numerous small sharp teeth, middle leaflet up to 6 cm long x 3 cm wide, laterals smaller. Inflorescences terminal and lateral, axes slender, much-branched, with small clusters of small greenish flowers. Fruits spherical, c 8 mm diam, red, downy.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.