Cyphostemma gigantophyllum (Gilg & M. Brandt) Desc. ex Wild & R.B. Drumm.

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Type location:
South Tanzania
Derivation of specific name: gigantophyllum: with huge leaves
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca):
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lk,S
Growth form(s): Climber.
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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 40 - 41.

Wild, H. & Drummond, R.B. (1966). Vitaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Pages 475 - 477. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
Flora of Mozambique: Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cyphostemma gigantophyllum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
iNaturalist: Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
JSTOR Plant Science: Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
Plants of the World Online: Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
Tropicos: Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
Wikipedia: Cyphostemma gigantophyllum

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Cyphostemma gigantophyllum., retrieved 26 May 2022

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