African Plant Database

Cyphostemma lynesii (Dewit) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Protologue : Fl. Zambes. 2: 478 (1966)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Cissus lynesii Dewit
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus lynesii Dewit (1959)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climber or creeper to 3 m from a tuberous rootstock, the tubers spreading horizontally; stems, petioles, tendrils and axes covered with short pale pink hairs tipped with dark red glands; leaves digitately 3-5-foliolate, ± sticky;[…]
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Ecology : Secondary thicket on sandy ground near stream; termite mounds; rocky hills.
  700-960 m alt.
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carte afrique num 124174
Record n°124174 modified 2007-02-02
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