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

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Common names:
Scrambling or climbing plant, rarely erect. Tendrils usually present, rarely absent. Leaves 3-5-foliolate, rarely 7-foliolate.
Derivation of specific name: gigantophyllum: with huge leaves
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E
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
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): 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
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
Ispot Southern Africa: Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
JSTOR Plant Science: Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Cyphostemma gigantophyllum
Tropicos: Cyphostemma gigantophyllum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Cyphostemma gigantophyllum., retrieved 17 November 2018

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