African Plant Database

Cyphostemma gigantophyllum (Gilg & M. Brandt) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Protologue : Fl. Zambes. 2: 477 (1966)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Cissus glandulosissima Gilg & M. Brandt
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyphostemma glandulosissimum (Gilg & M. Brandt) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm. (1966)
 Cissus glandulosissima Gilg & M. Brandt (1911)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus leucadenia Suess. (1953)
=Cyphostemma ukerewense (Gilg) Desc. var. ukerewense
=Cissus ukerewensis Gilg (1895)
=Cyphostemma ukerewense (Gilg) Desc. (1967)
=Cissus kirkiana var. livingstoniana Planch.
=*Vitis cirrhosa auct. sensu Baker in F.T.A., p.p., sensu Oliv., non Thunb.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Subshrubby herb ± 50 cm tall, nearly always a climber, rarely erect; rootstock red, thick, woody, 15 x 7 cm; stems ± succulent, striate, densely shortly pubescent to pale ferruginous velvety, often with sessile capitate glands; tendrils present[…]
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Ecology : Brachystegia, Uapaca and Julbernardia, Combretum, Terminalia woodland; sometimes on black cotton soil.
  100-1650 m alt.
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Record n°124141 modified 2007-02-02
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