African Plant Database

Cyphostemma sarcospathulum (Chiov.) Desc.
Protologue : Naturalia Monspel., Sér. Bot. 18: 227 (1967)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Cissus sarcospathula Chiov.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus sarcospathula Chiov. (1929)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus ternato-multifida Chiov. (1932)
=Cyphostemma ternato-multifidum (Chiov.) Desc. (1967)
=Vitis biternata Baker (1882)
=Cissus biternata (Baker) Planch. (1887)
=*Cyphostemma biternata (Chiov.) Desc. (1960)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent shrub with ovoid-cylindrical swollen trunk, to 0,4 m tall, with yellowish bark, flaking off in irregular papery pieces; shoots sparsely branched; leaves congested at ends of branches, fleshy, 3-foliolate or doubly 3-foliolate,[…]
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Ecology : Open Acacia-Commiphora bushland.
  ± 0-±300 m alt.
  Known only from Somalia.
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carte afrique num 124221
Record n°124221 modified 2007-02-02
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