African Plant Database

Cyphostemma puberulum (C. A. Sm.) Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Protologue : Kirkia 2: 140 (1961)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Cissus puberula C. A. Sm.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus puberula C. A. Sm. (1932)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus lanigera var. sosong Planch.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing herb; stems shortly grey-pubescent; tendrils present; leaves 3-5-foliolate; petiole 1-4 cm long, grey-pubescent; leaflets slightly fleshy, to 8x2,3-4,5 cm, narrowly elliptic to obovate, apex obtuse or acute, margins serrate-crenate,[…]
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Ecology : Often along river banks.
  Close to C. lanigerum.
  Botswana, NE S. Africa (300-1380 m alt.).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Climber - Ht indefinite Alt: 300 - 1380 m. Distribution: BOT, GA, LP, MP, NW

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 161 (1997).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°124086 modified 2007-02-02
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