African Plant Database

Cyphostemma adenanthum (Fresen.) Desc.
Protologue : Naturalia Monspel., Sér. Bot. 18: 218 (1967)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Cissus adenantha Fresen.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus adenantha Fresen. (1837)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus figariana Webb (1854)
=Cissus taschdjianica Chiov.
=Vitis sambucina Becc. ex Martelli
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect perennial herb to 1 m tall arising from a woody rootstock with fleshy fusiform roots; all parts glabrous to puberulous or pubescent and sparsely to densely sticky glandular (rarely not); leaves 3-7-foliolate, with scattered discoid glands[…]
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Ecology : Combretum, Terminalia or Terminalia, Boswellia, Anogeissus and Acacia woodland and wooded glassland; rocky slopes and outcrops; black cotton soil.
  1100-2050 m alt. Near C. pseudosesquipedale but different in many (small) characters.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°124101 modified 2007-01-31
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