Cyphostemma montanum Wild & R.B. Drumm.

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Cyphostemma montanum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vumba rd, before Bunga Forest

Cyphostemma montanum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vumba rd before Bunga Forest.

Cyphostemma montanum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vumba rd before Bunga Forest.

Cyphostemma montanum

Photo: Bart Wursten
John Meikle Forestry Estate, Stapleford

Cyphostemma montanum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mt Chinaka, Juliasdale

Cyphostemma montanum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mt Chinaka, Juliasdale

Cyphostemma montanum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mt Chinaka, Juliasdale

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Status: Uncertain
Description:
Climbing herb. Tendrils present. Leaves 3-5-foliolate, sparsely pubescent with a few capitate glandular hairs; margin crenate-serrate. Inflorescences on axillary branches; peduncles pubescent and with capitate glandular hairs. Fruits hairless, ellipsoid.
Notes: Although apparently not yet recorded from Mozambique, this species is likely to occur since it is common in the border mountains with Zimbabwe and also found in southern Tanzania.
Derivation of specific name: montanum: of mountainous areas (montane)
Habitat: Growing over surrounding vegetation in moist montane areas.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Jan - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Southern Tanzania, Zimbabwe and possibly in Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: MS?
Growth form(s): Climber.
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Wednesday 26 February 2014
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) 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
The Plant List (version 1.1): Cyphostemma montanum
Tropicos: Cyphostemma montanum
Wikipedia: Cyphostemma montanum


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Cyphostemma montanum.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=138140, retrieved 20 September 2019

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