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Cyphostemma cyphopetalum (Fresen.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Family : VITACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Zambes. 2: 491 (1966)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Cissus cyphopetala Fresen.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyphostemma cyphopetalum (Fresen.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm. var. cyphopetalum
 Cissus cyphopetala Fresen. (1837)
 Cyphostemma cyphopetalum (Fresen.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm. subsp. cyphopetalum
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Vitis cyphopetala (Fresen.) Baker
=Cissus egregia Gilg (1895)
=Cyphostemma egregium (Gilg) Desc. (1967)
=Cissus erythrochlora Gilg (1894)
=Cissus javellensis Lanza (1939)
=Cissus javellensis var. rotundata Lanza
=Cissus karaguensis Gilg
=Cissus neghelliensis Lanza (1939)
=Cissus kaessneri Gilg & M. Brandt (1911)
=Cyphostemma kaessneri (Gilg & M. Brandt) Wild & R. B. Drumm. (1966)
=Cissus nieriensis T.C.E. Fr. (1923)
=Cyphostemma nieriense (T.C.E. Fr.) Desc. (1967)
=Cissus gallaensis Gilg & M. Brandt (1911)
=Cyphostemma gallaense (Gilg & M. Brandt) Desc. (1967)
=Cissus macrothyrsa Gilg
=Cyphostemma macrothyrsum (Gilg) Desc. (1967)
=Cissus pachyrrhachis Gilg & M. Brandt (1911)
=Cyphostemma pachyrrhachis (Gilg & M. Brandt) Desc. (1967)
=Cissus pseudonivea Gilg & M. Brandt (1911)
=Cyphostemma pseudoniveum (Gilg & M. Brandt) Desc. (1967)
=Cissus tenuipes Gilg & R. E. Fr. (1914)
=Cyphostemma tenuipes (Gilg & R. E. Fr.) Desc. (1967)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Cyphostemma cyphopetalum subsp. craterum Verdc. (1993)
Cyphostemma cyphopetalum (Fresen.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm. var. cyphopetalum
Cyphostemma cyphopetalum var. nodiglandulosum (T.C.E. Fr.) Verdc. (1993)
Cyphostemma cyphopetalum (Fresen.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm. subsp. cyphopetalum
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herbaceous often ± succulent climber or scrambler 3-6 m long, from a fleshy ellipsoid or turnip-shaped rootstock to 60 cm long; all parts puberulous to tomentose or velvety and occasionally with stalked glands; stems often reddish;[…]
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Ecology : Bushland; montane evergreen forest; Olea-Juniperus and Prunus, Podocarpus, Acacia lahai forest particularly forest / grassland margins; grassland with scattered trees and derived waste places; grassy savannas, rocks and grantic-sandy places;[…]
  250-2800 m alt. C. bambuseti var. glandulosissimum is intermediate with C. cyphopetalum.
 
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Map
carte afrique num 177352
 
Record n°177352 modified 2007-02-01
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