African Plant Database


Cyphostemma cirrhosum (Thunb.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Family : VITACEAE
Information on the genus : Cyphostemma
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus cirrhosa (Thunb.) Willd.
 Cyphostemma cirrhosum (Thunb.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm. subsp. cirrhosum
 Vitis cirrhosa Thunb. (1794)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Cyphostemma cirrhosum (Thunb.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm. subsp. cirrhosum
Cyphostemma cirrhosum subsp. transvaalense (Szyszyl.) Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Cyphostemma cirrhosum subsp. rhodesicum Wild & R. B. Drumm. (1961)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing herb; stems pubescent or with capitate-glandular hairs also (subsp. rhodesicum); tendrils present; leaves 3-5-foliolate; petiole to 5-8 cm long, indumentum as for stem; lamina to ± 13x7,5 cm, ovate, broadly elliptic or elliptic,[…]
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Ecology : Common in Brachystegia woodland; drier types of woodland.
  1000-1400 m alt. (S. Africa).
  S. Africa, Botswana, Namibia.
 
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Map
carte afrique num 177360
 
Record n°177360
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