Cyphostemma graniticum (Wild & R.B. Drumm.) Wild & R.B. Drumm.

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Cyphostemma graniticum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Domboshawa

Cyphostemma graniticum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Great Dyke, nr Kopje Tops, Mavhuradonha Wilderness Area

Cyphostemma graniticum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Great Dyke, nr Kopje Tops, Mavhuradonha Wilderness Area

Cyphostemma graniticum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Great Dyke, nr Kopje Tops, Mavhuradonha Wilderness Area

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Synonyms: Cissus granitica Wild & R.B. Drumm.
Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Description:
Scandent herb, up to 1.5 m. Leaves digitately 3-9 foliolate, each leaflet linear-lanceolate; margins with glandular teeth. Inflorescence on axillary branches, flowers small, pale yellow. Fruits red.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In grass and among rocks on the granite and serpentine areas on the Great Dyke.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Found only on the Central Watershed and the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Data deficient
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Images last updated: Sunday 15 May 2016
Literature:

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 14. SABONET. Pretoria. Page 182.

Mapaura, A. (2002). Endemic Plant Species of Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(1) Page 149.

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.

Wild, H. & Drummond, R.B. (1966). Vitaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Pages 487 - 488.


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Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Cyphostemma graniticum
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cyphostemma graniticum
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cyphostemma graniticum
Tropicos: Cyphostemma graniticum
West African Plants database: Cyphostemma graniticum


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Cyphostemma graniticum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=138020, retrieved 31 August 2016

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