African Plant Database

Cyphostemma trachyphyllum (Werderm.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Cissus trachyphylla Werderm.
Statuts nomenclatural : status doubtful
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Cyphostemma bororense (Klotzsch) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus trachyphylla Werderm. (1936)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus bororensis Klotzsch
=Cyphostemma bororense (Klotzsch) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm. (1966)
=Cissus zambesica Wild & R. B. Drumm. (1960)
=Vitis amplexa Baker (1868)
=Cyphostemma amplexum (Baker) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm. (1966)
=Cayratia gracilis auct.
=Cissus agnus-castus Planch. (1887)
=Cyphostemma agnus-castus (Planch.) Desc. (1967)
=Cissus amplexa (Baker) Planch.
=Cyphostemma amplexum auct. sensu Wild & r.B. Drumm.
=Cyphostemma zambesicum (Wild & R. B. Drumm.) Galet
=Vitis bororensis (Klotzsch) Baker
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing herb; stems slender, glabrous or with few gland-tipped hairs near nodes, to puberulous; tendrils present; leaves 3-5-foliolate; leaflets elliptic to narrowly obovate, 2-7x1-3,8 cm, apex acute, base cuneate, coarsely serrate[…]
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Ecology : Cleared forest; woodland and grassland with scattered trees; sandy soil.
  125-520 m alt. obably only a var. of C. bororense (material needed for the group with C. sp. J sensu Verdcourt, Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Vitac.: 129, 1993).
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Record n°124239
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