African Plant Database

Cyphostemma crassiusculum (Baker) Desc.
Protologue : Naturalia Monspel., Sér. Bot. 18: 220 (1967)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Vitis crassiuscula Baker
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vitis crassiuscula Baker (1868)
 Cissus crassiuscula (Baker) Planch.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Vitis thonningii Baker (1868) p.p.
=Cissus loandensis Gilg & M. Brandt (1911)
=Cyphostemma loandense (Gilg & M. Brandt) Desc. (1967)
=Cissus oppositifolia Welw. ex Planch. in syn. sub C. buchananii
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Prostrate or climbing herb, rather fleshy throughout or soft woody; stems slender 1,2-3 (? -7) m long, with deciduous fine grey glandular pubescence; tendrils present; all parts with distant thickly stalked glands; leaves (3-)5-foliolate, […]
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Ecology : Rocky thickets; sometimes rather rare or sparingly; shortly bushy poor ground; stony grassy slopes.
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Record n°124121 modified 2007-02-01
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