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Cyphostemma cymosum (Schumach. & Thonn.) Desc.
Protologue : Naturalia Monspel., Sér. Bot. 18: 220 (1967)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Cissus cymosa Schumach. & Thonn.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyphostemma cymosum (Schumach. & Thonn.) Desc. subsp. cymosum
 Cissus cymosa Schumach. & Thonn. (1827)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Cyphostemma bakerianum (Planch.) Desc.
=Cissus bakeriana Planch. (1887)
=Vitis thonningii Baker (1868) non Bl.
Taxon infra-specific
Cyphostemma cymosum (Schumach. & Thonn.) Desc. subsp. cymosum
Cyphostemma cymosum subsp. orientale Verdc. (1993)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climber 1,8 to several m long; with short gland-tipped hairs on all parts; stems striate, cylindrical, 2-3 mm Ø, densely covered with short ± adpressed grey-brown pubescence; tendrils present; leaves sessile to shortly petiolate, 3-5-foliolate[…]
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Ecology : Woodland with rich herb cover; bushland; Harrisonia-Ziziphus scrub; grassland; old termite mounds; wet savanna; marigot edges; rocky places; fallow land; granitic rock screes; wooded savanna.
  near sea-level to 2375 m alt.
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:352 (2012)
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    Record n°177353 modified 2007-02-01
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