Cyphostemma crotalarioides (Planch.) Desc. ex Wild & R.B. Drumm.

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Cyphostemma crotalarioides

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Gardiner, Arcturus

Cyphostemma crotalarioides

Picture: Bart Wursten
Gardiner, Arcturus

Cyphostemma crotalarioides

Picture: Bart Wursten
Gardiner, Arcturus

Cyphostemma crotalarioides

Picture: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, Harare

Cyphostemma crotalarioides

Picture: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, Harare

Cyphostemma crotalarioides

Picture: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, Harare

Cyphostemma crotalarioides

Picture: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, Harare

Cyphostemma crotalarioides

Picture: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, Harare

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Synonyms: Cissus crotalarioides Planch.
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Erect herb without tendrils, up to 1 m. Stems variously covered in glandular hairs. Leaves 3-foliolate, sessile, oblong-obovate, sparsely glandular hairy above, densely hairy below; margin serrate. Inflorescences axillary. Fruit ellipsoid, densely glandular pubescent.
Type location:
Syntypes from Sudan, Nigeria and Malawi
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: crotalarioides: resembling a Crotalaria (Fabaceae)
Habitat: In Brachystegia woodland.
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Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: From Nigeria and Benin to Sudan, Cameroon, DRC, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca):
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,N,C,Lk,S,W
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Literature:

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 83.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 186.

Wild, H, Drummond, R.B. & Gonçalves, M.L. (1969). 50. Vitaceae Flora de Moçambique Junta de Investigaçoes de Ultramar, Centro de Botanica Pages 32 - 34.

Wild, H. & Drummond, R.B. (1966). Vitaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Page 466.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Cyphostemma crotalarioides.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=138000, retrieved 20 July 2018

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