African Plant Database

Cyphostemma vanmeelii (Lawalrée) Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Protologue : Kirkia 2: 140 (1961)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Cissus vanmeelii Lawalrée
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus vanmeelii Lawalrée (1949)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus stipulaceoides Dewit (1959)
=Cyphostemma stipulaceoides (Dewit) Desc. (1967)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect herb 0,4-1 m tall, or occasionally prostrate; stems striate, tomentose, with 1 cm long whitish weak hairs or glabrescent later and also with long slender red patent glandular hairs 0,7-2 cm long; tendrils absent; leaves digitately 3-5-foliolate[…]
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Ecology : Grassland; Brachystegia woodland; rocky areas, screes; old cultivations; red, rather fresh forest soils; sometimes termite mounds.
  1200-2400 m alt.
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Record n°124245 modified 2007-02-02
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