Cyphostemma nanellum (Gilg & R.E. Fr.) Desc. ex Wild & R.B. Drumm.

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Cyphostemma nanellum

High rainfall Miombo woodland
Woodland upstream of Lumangwe Falls
Oct 2018
Photo: Nick Wightman

Cyphostemma nanellum

High rainfall Miombo woodland
Woodland upstream of Lumangwe Falls
Oct 2018
Photo: Nick Wightman

Cyphostemma nanellum

High rainfall Miombo woodland
Woodland upstream of Lumangwe Falls
Oct 2018
Photo: Nick Wightman

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Common names:
Frequency: Occasional
Status: Native
Description:
Erect herb up to 25 cm tall growing from a tuberous root; stem slender, pubescent; tendrils absent; leaves digitate, 3-foliate; petiole up to 3.2 cm long, pubescent, with a few short glands near apex; leaflet-lamina up to 4.3 x 0.6 cm (young leaves), linear to narrowly oblanceolate, margin serrate near apex, glabrous above and pubescent on the midrib below; stipules up to 7 x 3 mm, lanceolate-acuminate, pubescent; cymes ± terminal trichotomous ; peduncle up to 1.3 cm long, pubescent; pedicels up to 2.3 mm long pubescent with short purple-black capitate glands; flower bud c. 2 mm long, oblong-cylindric, very slightly constricted near the middle, pubescent; calyx purplish at the margins, 0.5 mm long, puberulous; ovary puberulous; style 1 mm long, slender, minutely capitate.
Type location:
Zambia, Kalungwishi River
Notes: Red Data list status: Limited distribution, possibly LR-nt
Derivation of specific name: nanellum: small or dwarf.
Habitat: Miombo woodland
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Oct - Nov
Worldwide distribution: Only known from north-eastern Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
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Content last updated: Friday 5 April 2019
Literature:

Wild, H. & Drummond, R.B. (1966). Vitaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Page 470.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cyphostemma nanellum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cyphostemma nanellum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cyphostemma nanellum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cyphostemma nanellum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cyphostemma nanellum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cyphostemma nanellum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cyphostemma nanellum
iNaturalist: Cyphostemma nanellum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cyphostemma nanellum
JSTOR Plant Science: Cyphostemma nanellum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cyphostemma nanellum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cyphostemma nanellum
Plants of the World Online: Cyphostemma nanellum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Cyphostemma nanellum
Tropicos: Cyphostemma nanellum
Wikipedia: Cyphostemma nanellum


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Cyphostemma nanellum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=200550, retrieved 24 October 2019

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