Cyphostemma viscosum (Gilg & R.E. Fr.) Desc. ex Wild & R.B. Drumm.

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Cyphostemma viscosum

Photo: Nicholas Wightman
Mutuwila Farm, Kabwe Distr., Central Province

Cyphostemma viscosum

Photo: Nicholas Wightman
Mutuwila Farm, Kabwe Distr., Central Province

Cyphostemma viscosum

Photo: Nicholas Wightman
Mutuwila Farm, Kabwe Distr., Central Province

Cyphostemma viscosum

Photo: Nicholas Wightman
Mutuwila Farm, Kabwe Distr., Central Province

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Synonyms: Cissus viscosa Gilg & Fr.
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Description:
Erect herb, up to 1 m high. Tendrils absent.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: viscosum: glutinous or sticky, referring to the feeling of touching the leaves or stems
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Flowering time:Oct - Nov
Worldwide distribution: Zambia and Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C
Growth form(s): Perennial.
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Literature:

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 470 - 471.


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Cyphostemma viscosum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=138230, retrieved 19 April 2024

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