African Plant Database

Cyphostemma luteum (Exell & Mendonça) Desc.
Protologue : Naturalia Monspel., Sér. Bot. 18: 224 (1967)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Cissus lutea Exell & Mendonça
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus lutea Exell & Mendonça (1952)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rootstock many-headed; stems and branches procumbent; stems subquadrangular, purplish red, pubescent; leaves 3-5-foliolate; petiole rather fleshy, to 2 cm long, pubescent; leaflets with petiolules 3-20 mm long, pubescent;[…]
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Ecology : Herb-grown thickets amongst ferruginous, porous rocks.
  Near C. chloroleucum. Only known from the type.
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Record n°124173 modified 2007-02-02
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