Swaziland's Flora Database:
Adenia gummifera (Harv.) Harms var. gummifera
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Climber
Found within protected areas
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Adenia gummifera - Tall climber or scrambler, hairless throughout. Stems grey. Leaf stalks slender, up to 3 cm long with small gland at top; blade c 4 cm long, a little broader, with three broad, blunt lobes, margins slightly wavy, toothless. Inflorescences axillary, stalks slender, often ending in weak tendril, with few female flowers or several male flowers, greenish, c 7 mm long. Fruit oval, c 2,5 cm long, shell horny; seeds white with netted surface.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.
Included in Tree Atlas.