Cyphostemma junceum (Baker) Desc. ex Wild & R.B.Drumm.
  • in Fl. Zambes.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Cyphostemma junceum (Baker) Desc. ex Wild & R.B.Drumm. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000634576. Accessed on: 21 Sep 2020'

Morphology

Fruits reddish purple turning blue-black or violet, or yellow, red or orange, often with a bloom, ellipsoid, 0.9–1 cm. (1.2 cm. in life) long, 4–7 mm. wide.

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    Disk crimson.

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    Seed usually 1, ellipsoid, 7 mm. long, 4 mm. wide; dorsal ridges well marked and with few transverse ridges.

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    Erect herb 0.9–1.8 m. tall, often ± glaucous when young from an orange ± ovoid tuberous rootstock to 15 cm. long, 5 cm. wide; stems often crimson, swollen at the nodes; plant glabrous except for ciliate stipules or very slightly pubescent; tendrils absent.

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    Cymes lax, terminal, usually with 3 main branches each again branched, up to 30 cm. wide; peduncle to 25 cm. long and pedicels 3–6 mm. long; bracts and bracteoles subulate, ± 2 mm. long, deciduous.

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    Leaves very variable, the upper pair often opposite, often red or edged with red, digitately 3(–5)-foliolate; leaflets sessile, linear to oblong-elliptic, 2–30 cm. long, (0.1–)4–10 cm. wide, acuminate or ± obtuse but apiculate at the apex, cuneate at the base, often folded, serrate or serrate-crenate but sometimes so shallowly so as to appear ± entire or only remotely denticulate; venation occasionally strongly raised and reticulate in mature leaves; petioles 0–10 cm. long; stipules lanceolate, 2.5–4 cm. long, 0.8–1 cm. wide, ciliate.

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    Calyx 0.5 mm. long, entire or shallowly lobed.

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    Buds oblong-cylindric, ± 3 mm. long, constricted just above the middle.

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    Ovary glabrous.

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    Petals greenish red, greenish yellow or whitish.

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    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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