Cyphostemma montanum Wild & R.B. Drumm.

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Cyphostemma montanum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chimanimani National Park.

Cyphostemma montanum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chimanimani National Park.

Cyphostemma montanum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chimanimani National Park.

Cyphostemma montanum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chimanimani National Park.

Cyphostemma montanum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chimanimani National Park.

Cyphostemma montanum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chimanimani National Park.

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Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Description:
Climbing herb. Tendrils present. Leaves 3-5-foliolate, sparsely pubescent with a few capitate glandular hairs, veining distinctly impressed above; margin crenate-serrate, rolled under. Inflorescences on axillary branches; peduncles pubescent and with capitate glandular hairs. Fruits hairless, ellipsoid.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: montanum: of mountainous areas (montane)
Habitat: Growing over surrounding vegetation in moist montane areas.
Altitude range: 1600 - 2100 m
Flowering time:Dec - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Southern Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: MS
Growth form(s): Climber.
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Friday 14 January 2022
Literature:

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 19.

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) Page 483.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 100.

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Cyphostemma montanum

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Cyphostemma montanum.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=138140, retrieved 27 May 2022

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