African Plant Database

Cyphostemma lentianum (Volkens & Gilg) Desc.
Protologue : Naturalia Monspel., Sér. Bot. 18: 223 (1967)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Cissus lentiana Volkens & Gilg
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus lentiana Volkens & Gilg (1895)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climber or ± prostrate herb to several m long; stems grey pubescent and with short pale or red gland-tipped hairs to 0,5 mm long; tendrils long; leaves ± thin,3-5-foliolate; leaflets often somewhat curved so that they press folded with mid-rib curved[…]
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Ecology : Acacia, Commiphora trothae etc., Euphorbia cuneata, Cordia, Sterculia, etc. bushland with grass (e.g. Tricholaena); rocky areas with grass, Dracaena, Aloe, etc.
  900-2220 m alt.
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carte afrique num 124168
Record n°124168 modified 2007-02-02
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