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Cyphostemma juttae is a slow-growing succulent species of Cyphostemma from southern Africa, well known as an ornamental plant.

Namibian grape
Aloe Dichotoma & Cyphostemma Juttae, Huntington.jpg
Cyphostemma juttae (left) & Aloidendron dichotomum , Huntington Desert Garden
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Vitales
Family: Vitaceae
Genus: Cyphostemma
C. juttae
Binomial name
Cyphostemma juttae
(Dinter & Gilg) Desc.
  • Cissus juttae Dinter & Gilg

The plant is also known as wild grape, tree grape, Namibian grape, Droog-my-keel[2] and bastard cobas.[citation needed]

This species can reach 6 feet (1.8 metres) tall and has large shiny leaves. It is a deciduous plant. It grows in an arid region of summer-rainfall, and it loses its leaves in the dryer winter.[3]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species, retrieved 22 November 2016
  2. ^ "Cyphostemma juttae". Plantz Afrika. Retrieved 7 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Top 10 Ugly plants". The Daily Telegraph. London. 11 June 2009. Retrieved 17 July 2009.

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