African Plant Database


Cyphostemma junceum (Webb) Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Family : VITACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Zambes. 2: 465 (1966)
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
Basionym : Cissus juncea Webb
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cyphostemma junceum (Webb) Wild & R. B. Drumm. var. junceum
 Cissus juncea Webb
 Vitis juncea (Webb) Baker (1868)
 Cyphostemma junceum (Webb) Wild & R. B. Drumm. subsp. junceum
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus haullevilleana De Wild.
 
Taxon infra-specific
Cyphostemma junceum subsp. jatrophoides (Baker) Verdc. (1993)
Cyphostemma junceum (Webb) Wild & R. B. Drumm. var. junceum
Cyphostemma junceum var. bambariense Desc.
Cyphostemma junceum (Webb) Wild & R. B. Drumm. subsp. junceum
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect herb 0,3-1,8 m tall, often ± glaucous when young, from an orange ± ovoid tuberous rootstock to 15x5 cm; stems often crimson, swollen at nodes; plant glabrous except for stipules, or very slightly pubescent; tendrils absent[…]
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Ecology : Grassland; swamp-edges; burnt savanna; bushland; sandy- or rocky soils; forest gallery; Brachystegia woodlands; slope with lateritic blocks; open clayey-sandy dry stony thickets; sometimes abundant; Combretum-Terminalia,[…]
  Variable in habit and pubescence, in arrangement, shape, size and coloration of leaves, and in colour of fruit.
  ± 500-2500 m alt.
 
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Map
carte afrique num 177358
 
Record n°177358 modified 2013-10-22
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