Cyphostemma princeae (Gilg & M. Brandt) Desc. ex Wild & R.B. Drumm

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Cyphostemma princeae

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Haka Game Park

Cyphostemma princeae

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Haka Game Park

Cyphostemma princeae

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Haka Game Park

Cyphostemma princeae

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Cleveland Dam, Harare

Cyphostemma princeae

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Kutsaga

Cyphostemma princeae

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Val d'Or, Arcturus

Cyphostemma princeae

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Val d'Or, Arcturus

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Synonyms: Cyphostemma kerkvoordei (Dewit) Desc. ex Wild & R.B. Drumm.
Common names:
Frequency: Frequent
Status: Native
Description:
Erect herb, up to 1.5 m, with a tuberous root. Tendrils absent. Leaves digitate, 3-5(7)-foliolate with short petioles. Upper surface near-glabrous, under surface brownish or greyish tomentose. Inflorescences in the upper leaf axils, appearing terminal. Flowers pale yellow. Fruit subspherical, glabrous.
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Habitat: In Brachystegia woodland.
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Worldwide distribution: DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E
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Images last updated: Saturday 11 February 2006
Literature:

Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 68 - 69. as Cyphostemma kerkvoordei (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 285.

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 471 - 472. Also as Cyphostemma kerkvoordei


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Cyphostemma princeae.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=138160, retrieved 23 November 2017

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