Cyathula cylindrica Moq.

Selected images: Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images (9)

Cyathula cylindrica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ridge above Cavalo, Sanjunjira, Mt. Gorongosa

Cyathula cylindrica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ridge above Cavalo, Sanjunjira, Mt. Gorongosa

Detailed records: Display species records QDS maps by: Google Maps Point records by Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

Common names:
Status: Native
Widely scrambling perennial, often covering surrounding vegetation.
Derivation of specific name: cylindrica: cylindric
Habitat: Occurring at the edges of montane forest. It also occurs in drier habitats, such as woodland and rocky terrain, where it is more bushy and less of a scrambler.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Aug - Sep
Worldwide distribution:
Mozambique distribution: T,MS
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species
Content last updated: Monday 24 March 2008

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 56. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 18. Cyathula cylindrica abbreviata

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 12. As Cyathula cylindrica abbreviata

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 16.

Siebert, S. & Mössmer, M. (Editors) (2002). SABONET Southern Mozambique Expedition 2001; Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve (MER) and Licuati Forest Reserve (LFR) SABONET News 7(1) Page 23.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 37.

Townsend, C.C. (1988). Amaranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1) Pages 82 - 84.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 87.

Other sources of information about Cyathula cylindrica:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Cyathula cylindrica
Flora of Malawi: Cyathula cylindrica
Flora of Zambia: Cyathula cylindrica
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cyathula cylindrica

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cyathula cylindrica
African Plant Database: Cyathula cylindrica
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cyathula cylindrica
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cyathula cylindrica
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cyathula cylindrica
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Cyathula cylindrica
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cyathula cylindrica
JSTOR Plant Science: Cyathula cylindrica
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cyathula cylindrica
Plants of the World Online: Cyathula cylindrica
Tropicos: Cyathula cylindrica
Wikipedia: Cyathula cylindrica

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Cyathula cylindrica., retrieved 17 June 2024

Site software last modified: 24 September 2019 10:58am
Terms of use