Cyphostemma vanmeelii (Lawalrée) Wild & R.B. Drumm.

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Cyphostemma vanmeelii

Cultivated, ex Lazy-J;
Protea Hill Farm;
Dec 1996
Photo: Mike Bingham

Cyphostemma vanmeelii

Kalambo Falls;
Photo: Mike Bingham

Cyphostemma vanmeelii

Lazy-J, botanical reserve;
Mar 2009
Photo: Mike Bingham

Cyphostemma vanmeelii

Lazy-J, botanical reserve;
Mar 2009
Photo: Mike Bingham

Cyphostemma vanmeelii

Lazy-J, botanical reserve
Apr 2000
Photo: Mike Bingham

Cyphostemma vanmeelii

Lazy-J, botanical reserve
Apr 2000
Photo: Mike Bingham

Cyphostemma vanmeelii

Mbala;
Dec 2006
Photo: Mike Bingham

Cyphostemma vanmeelii

Mbala;
Dec 2006
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Synonyms: Cissus stipulaceoides Dewit
Cissus vanmeelii Lawalrée
Common names:
Frequency: Widespread
Status: Native
Description:
Herb, perennial, erect c. 0.6 m tall or occasionally stems prostrate; stems striate, tomentose with long whitish weak hairs or glabrescent later and also with long slender red patent glandular hairs up to 2 cm. long; tendrils absent. Leaves digitately 3-5-foliolate, indumentum like that of the stems. Cymes terminal or in the upper axils. Fruit crimson, 1 cm. in diameter, globose, pubescent and with long red gland-tipped hairs.
Type location:
DRC, Katanga
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Miombo woodland, in rocky terrain or on termite mounds
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Dec
Worldwide distribution: Zambia, D.R. Congo and Tanzania
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N,C,Lk
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Content last updated: Tuesday 29 March 2016
Literature:

Wild, H. & Drummond, R.B. (1966). Vitaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Pages 467 - 469. (Includes a picture).

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


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 vanmeelii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=200640, retrieved 20 July 2018

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