African Plant Database

Cyphostemma ukerewense (Gilg) Desc.
Protologue : Naturalia Monspel., Sér. Bot. 18: 229 (1967)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyphostemma ukerewense (Gilg) Desc. var. ukerewense
 Cissus ukerewensis Gilg (1895)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus glandulosissima Gilg & M. Brandt (1911)
=Cyphostemma glandulosissimum (Gilg & M. Brandt) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm. (1966)
=Cyphostemma gigantophyllum (Gilg & M. Brandt) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm. (1966)
=Cissus leucadenia Suess. (1953)
=Cissus kirkiana var. livingstoniana Planch.
=*Vitis cirrhosa auct. sensu Baker in F.T.A., p.p., sensu Oliv., non Thunb.
Taxon infra-specific
Cyphostemma ukerewense var. gabonicum Desc.
Cyphostemma ukerewense (Gilg) Desc. var. ukerewense
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing or prostrate herb ± 1,5-2 m long; stems straw-coloured when dry, slightly pubescent and with rather dense crimson or green long ± straggling gland-tipped hairs or sometimes almost entirely glabrous; tendrils present; leaves 3-5-foliolate[…]
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Ecology : Edges of Papyrus swamps; wet grassland with scattered trees; bracken scrub; seasonally inundated areas; secondary forest; forest gallery; fallows; rain-forest with Albizia, Macaranga, Croton, Ocotea, at edge; sclerophyllous forest on old lava; rocky hills
  110-2520 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°177346 modified 2007-02-02
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