African Plant Database

Cyphostemma setosum (Roxb.) Alston
Protologue : Handb. Fl. Ceylon 6: Suppl., 53 (1931)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Cissus setosa Roxb.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus setosa Roxb.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus psammophila Gilg & M. Brandt (1911)
=Cyphostemma psammophilum (Gilg & M. Brandt) Desc. (1967)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Prostrate herb from a tuberous rootstock; stems tinged reddish, striate, sparsely pubescent and with red gland-tipped bristly hairs; tendrils present or entirely absent; leaves 1-5-foliolate, usually ± sessile; leaflets elliptic or (narrowly) obovate[…]
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Ecology : Brachystegia and Julbernardia, Pterocarpus, Erythrophloeum woodland; open place on sandy soil. 250-990 m alt.
  India, Sri Lanka: fruits with dense gland-tipped bristly hairs; stems with more developed tendrils. The identity of Indian and African populations in need of confirmation.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • EXELL, A. & WILD, H. (1966). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 2[2]: 476
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Record n°124227 modified 2007-02-02
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