African Plant Database

Cyphostemma humile subsp. dolichopus (C. A. Sm.) Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Protologue : Kirkia 3: 20 (1962)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Cissus dolichopus C. A. Sm.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus dolichopus C. A. Sm. (1932)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Prostrate herb or occasionally climbing; plant drying dark; from an enlarged underground turnip-like tuber lying just beneath the soil; stems to ± 0,6 m long, often zigzag, with scattered stalked glandular hairs […]
Ecology : Often on stony ground and appearing to have a ready tolerance for serpentine or chrome-bearing soils.
  S. Africa (former Traansvaal, Natal), Swaziland (1000-1800 m alt.).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Succulent, Scrambler - Ht indefinite Alt: 1000 - 1800 m. Distribution: GA, LP, MP, NW, SWZ
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Record n°124078 modified 2007-02-02
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