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Cyphostemma subciliatum (Baker) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Family : VITACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Zambes. 2: 474 (1966)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Vitis subciliata Baker
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus subciliata (Baker) Planch. (1887)
 Vitis subciliata Baker (1868)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus marionae Exell & Mendonça (1952)
=Cyphostemma marionae (Exell & Mendonça) Desc. (1967)
=Cissus subglaucescens Planch. (1887)
=Cyphostemma subglaucescens (Planch.) Desc. (1967)
=Cissus subciliata var. kirkii Planch.
=Cissus subciliata var. stuartii Planch.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing herb from an elongated tuberous rootstock 4 cm long, 1 cm Ø; stems glabrous to sparsely pubescent and with scattered gland-tipped hairs; tendrils present; leaves somewhat fleshy, digitately 3-5-foliolate, sessile or nearly so[…]
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Ecology : Brachystegia, Uapaca woodland along stream; riparian forest.
  20-1230 m alt.
  S. Africa, Swaziland.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Climber - Ht indefinite Alt: 60 - 1200 m. Distribution: KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1966). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 2[2]: 475
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1966). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 2[2]: 474,476

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Vitaceae: 474 (1993)
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 161 (1997).
 
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Map
carte afrique num 124095
 
Record n°124095 modified 2007-02-02
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