African Plant Database


Cyclantheropsis parviflora (Cogn.) Harms
Family : CUCURBITACEAE
Information on the genus : Cyclantheropsis
Basionym : Gerrardanthus parviflorus Cogn.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Gerrardanthus parviflorus Cogn.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Gerrardanthus aethiopicus Chiov.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial climber to 6 m long, arising from a convex semi-subterranean tuberous rootstock; young stems herbaceous, becoming more woody and grey-barked when older.
Ecology : Evergreen forest, deciduous woodland, dry Acacia- Commiphora bushland, wooded grassland and thicket; 180- 1100 m alt. Namibia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Climber- Ht 1 - 5 m. Alt: 330 - 500 m. Distribution: NAM

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 65 (1997).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 25887
 
Record n°25887
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