African Plant Database

Cyphostemma flavicans (Baker) Desc.
Protologue : Naturalia Monspel., Sér. Bot. 18: 221 (1967)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Vitis flavicans Baker
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus flavicans (Baker) Desc. (1887)
 Vitis flavicans Baker (1868)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus dahomensis A. Chev. (1950)
=Cissus chevalieri Gilg & M. Brandt (1911)
=Cyphostemma chevalieri (Gilg & M. Brandt) Desc. (1967)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stems annual, erect or suberect, fleshy, angular, deeply striate, firm-herbaceous, when young slightly grey-downy and setose, when mature glabrous, 0,5-2 m tall from an underground rootstock; whole plant sticky; tendrils absent; leaves sub-fleshy[…]
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Ecology : Burnt savanna; savanna woodland.
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Record n°124139 modified 2007-02-02
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