African Plant Database

Cyphostemma viscosum (Gilg & R. E. Fr.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Protologue : Fl. Zambes. 2: 470 (1966)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Cissus viscosa Gilg & R. E. Fr.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus viscosa Gilg & R. E. Fr. (1914)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect herb 0,7-1 m tall from a large tuberous rootstock; secondary roots fusiforme; stems stout, cylindrical, with (sub-)sessile capitate glands and stalked glands; tendrils absent; leaves digitately 3-foliolate; petiole 2-6 cm long, 6-8 mm Ø,[…]
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Ecology : Brachystegia woodland; Pericopsis-Pterocarpus savanna (chipya); on burnt ground; open forest on sandy soil.
  1380 m alt.
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carte afrique num 124246
Record n°124246 modified 2007-02-02
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