African Plant Database

Cyphostemma chloroleucum (Welw. ex Baker) Desc. ex Wild & R.B. Drumm.
Protologue : Fl. Zambes. 2: 466 (1966)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Vitis chloroleuca Welw. ex Baker
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vitis chloroleuca Welw. ex Baker (1868)
 Cissus chloroleuca (Welw. ex Baker) Planch.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus andongensis (Welw. ex Baker) Planch.
=Vitis andongensis Welw. ex Baker (1868)
=Cyphostemma andongense (Welw. ex Baker) Desc. (1967)
=Cissus decurrens Gilg & M. Brandt (1911)
=Cyphostemma decurrens (Gilg & M. Brandt) Desc. (1967)
=Cissus hypargyrea Gilg (1903)
=Cyphostemma hypargyrea (Gilg) Desc. (1967)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect herb or subscandent undershrub 0,3-0,6 m tall; stems zig-zag, rather stout, sulcate, ferruginous-tomentose with scattered long red capitate-glandular hairs; tendrils absent or scarce; leaves digitately 3-5-foliolate;[…]
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Ecology : Brachystegia woodland; termite mounds; wooded or bushy rocky places; sometimes very rare to rare and sporadic.
  1000-1200 m alt.
  Zaire ?
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Record n°124117 modified 2007-02-01
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