African Plant Database

Cyphostemma stenolobum (Welw. ex Baker) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Protologue : Fl. Zambes. 2: 471 (1966)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Vitis stenoloba Welw. ex Baker
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vitis stenoloba Welw. ex Baker (1868)
 Cissus stenoloba (Welw. ex Baker) Planch.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Vitis jatrophoides Baker (1868)
=Cissus jatrophoides (Baker) Planch. (1887)
=Cyphostemma jatrophoides (Baker) Desc. (1967)
=Cyphostemma junceum subsp. jatrophoides (Baker) Verdc. (1993)
=Cissus stenopoda Gilg (1911)
=Cyphostemma stenopodum (Gilg) Desc. (1967)
=Cyphostemma pobeguinii A. Chev.
=*Ampelocissus atacorensis A. Chev.
=Cissus atacorensis A. Chev.
=Cissus atacorensis subsp. chariensis A. Chev.
=Cissus chlorantha Gilg
=Cissus kakoma De Wild.
=Cissus pobeguinii A. Chev.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect herb to 0,6-1 m tall from a narrowly elongated tuberous root; stems rather slender, ferruginous-pilose or -tomentose with a few capitate glands especially at nodes; tendrils absent; leaves digitately 3-5-foliolate, sessile,[…]
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Ecology : Cryptosepalum woodland on Kalahari sand; sometimes rather rare.
  1360 m alt.

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°124094 modified 2007-02-02
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