African Plant Database

Cayratia debilis (Baker) Suess.
Protologue : Nat. Pflanzenfam. Nachtr., ed. 2, xx d. 278 (1953)
Information on the genus : Cayratia
Basionym : Vitis debilis Baker
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus debilis (Baker) Planch. (1887)
 Vitis debilis Baker (1868)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Cissus repens A. Chev.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herbaceous or sub-woody much branched climber 1,8-5 m long; stems rather slender, glabrous or slightly pubescent, striate; tendrils present; leaves pedately 5-foliolate; leaflets thin, elliptic to oblong-obovate, 2,5-12 cm x 1,2-5,5 cm,[…]
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Ecology : Evergreen forest; forest gallery; secondary forests; regrowths; clearings; half-deciduous forest; among tall bushes at the borders of primitive forest.
  150-1200 m alt.
  S. Tomé, Bioko/Fernando Poo, Principe ?

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:350 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°123766 modified 2007-01-29
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