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. Tendrils present. 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): Climber.
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Data deficient
Insects associated with this species:
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Images last updated: Sunday 15 May 2016
Literature:

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 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. (1960). Vitaceae from the Flora Zambesiaca Area: 1 Kirkia 1 Page 11. Protologue; as Cissus granitica

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


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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Cyphostemma graniticum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=138020, retrieved 22 November 2019

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