African Plant Database

Cyphostemma adenopodum (Sprague) Desc.
Protologue : Naturalia Monspel., Sér. Bot. 18: 218 (1967)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Cissus adenopoda Sprague
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus adenopoda Sprague (1906)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus rowlandii Gilg & M. Brandt (1911)
=Cyphostemma rowlandii (Gilg & M. Brandt) Desc. (1967)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herbaceous climber to several m long from a tuberous rootstock; stems red when young, covered with dense reddish multicellular hairs and also a few gland-tipped hairs; older stems drying dark, ± woody, ± glabrous; tendrils present;[…]
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Ecology : Rain-forests (secondary or primary); forest gallery; fallows in forests; granitic rocks; forest edges and regrowth after cultivation; roadsides.
  10-1200 m alt. Ornamental plant: foliage violaceous yellow-red with pink or dark red pilosity, flowers greenish (-yellowish) with red spots.
  Bioko/Fernando Poo.
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Record n°124104 modified 2007-04-02
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