African Plant Database

Cyphostemma bororense (Klotzsch) Desc. ex Wild & R.B. Drumm.
Protologue : Fl. Zambes. 2: 486 (1966)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Cissus bororensis Klotzsch
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus bororensis Klotzsch (1861)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus zambesica Wild & R.B. Drumm. (1960)
=Vitis amplexa Baker (1868)
=Cyphostemma amplexum (Baker) Desc. ex Wild & R.B. Drumm. (1966)
=Cyphostemma trachyphyllum (Werderm.) Desc. ex Wild & R.B. Drumm.
=Cissus trachyphylla Werderm. (1936)
=Cayratia gracilis auct.
=Cissus agnus-castus Planch. (1887)
=Cyphostemma agnus-castus (Planch.) Desc. (1967)
=Cissus amplexa (Baker) Planch.
=Cyphostemma amplexum auct. sensu Wild & r.B. Drumm.
=Cyphostemma zambesicum (Wild & R.B. Drumm.) Galet
=Vitis bororensis (Klotzsch) Baker
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climber to 3,5 m long or creeping; stems striate, glabrous or finely setulose and with a few gland-tipped hairs near the nodes; tendrils present; leaves 3-5-foliolate;leaflets narrowly to broadly elliptic,oblong-elliptic or obovate,2,5-11x0,5-5,5 cm[…]
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Ecology : Brachystegia manga woodland on red gritty to rocky soil; termite mounds at Brachystegia-Uapaca woodland / marshy valley edges; bushland; river sides.
  1080-1200 m alt. More material needed from the Fl. Zambesiaca area. See also below under C. trachyphyllum.
  Caprivi Strip.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Climber, Succulent - Ht indefinite Alt: 300 - 1000 m. Distribution: NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1966). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 2[2]: 486

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 161 (1997).
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Record n°124063 modified 2007-02-01
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