Cyphostemma kirkianum (Planch.) Desc. ex Wild & R.B. Drumm.

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Common names:
Climbing herb. Tendrils present. Leaves 3-5-foliolate.
Derivation of specific name: kirkianum: named after Dr John Kirk, who accompanied David Livingstone on his Zambezi expedition of 1858
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W
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.

Wild, H, Drummond, R.B. & Gonçalves, M.L. (1969). 50. Vitaceae Flora de Moçambique Junta de Investigaçoes de Ultramar, Centro de Botanica Pages 44 - 45.

Wild, H. & Drummond, R.B. (1966). Vitaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Page 480.


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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 kirkianum., retrieved 18 February 2018

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