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Pyrenacantha Kaurabassana Baill

Family: Icacinaceae
Swahili: Ria

Climber with large tuberous rootstock.

Self seeded.

The large tubers form the major food resource for the naked mole-rat. The foraging tunnels often run completely through the larger tubers, which are periodically plugged with soil and allowed to regenerate. However, the tubers are randomly distributed and the inter-tuber distances can be relatively high, making them hard to find. (Source : Life of Succulents)

Soaked leaves are placed on the ground against jiggers; leaves used against boils and rushes.