African Plant Database

Cyphostemma quinatum (Dryand.) Desc. ex Wild & R.B. Drumm.
Protologue : Fl. Zambes. 2: 490 (1966)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Cissus quinata Dryand.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus quinata Dryand. (1810)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus cirrhosa var. glabra Harv.
=Vitis cradockensis Kuntze
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing subsucculent herb; stems thickened towards base forming a caudex 10-20 cm tall, glabrous or with a few scattered hairs; tendrils present; leaves 3-5-foliolate; petiole 2-4 cm long, sparsely pubescent or glabrous; […]
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Ecology : Coastal.
  100 m alt.
  E S. Africa (320-1000 m alt.) – Also in Zambia ?
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Climber, Succulent - Ht indefinite Alt: 320 - 1000 m. Distribution: EC, KN

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 161 (1997).
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
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Record n°124087 modified 2007-02-02
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