African Plant Database

Cyphostemma alnifolium (Schweinf. ex Planch.) Desc.
Protologue : Naturalia Monspel., Sér. Bot. 18: 218 (1967)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Cissus alnifolia Schweinf. ex Planch.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus alnifolia Schweinf. ex Planch. (1887)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect, tufted plant to 1,2m tall;tendrils absent; stems cylindrical, 4-10 mm Ø, striate, with very short, whitish,rather dense pubescence and thin,often very long glandulous hairs;leaves sessile, 1- to 2-3-foliolate; foliole(s)sessile or nearly so,[…]
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Ecology : Savanna; rare.

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°124105 modified 2007-02-01
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