African Plant Database

Cayratia ibuensis (Hook. f.) Suess.
Protologue : Nat. Pflanzenfam. Nachtr., ed. 2, xx d. 278 (1953)
Information on the genus : Cayratia
Basionym : Cissus ibuensis Hook. f.
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus ibuensis Hook. f. (1849)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Vitis ibuensis (Hook. f.) Baker
=Vitis intricata Baker
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing herb 1-2 m tall; stems slightly fleshy, ± 4 mm Ø; stems, foliage and inflorescences glabrescent to puberulous; leaves pinnately 3-foliolate; leaflets narrowly ovate to elliptic, 3,5-8x2-4 cm, acute at apex, rounded to ± cuneate at base,[…]
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Ecology : Edges of small forest patches and derived thickets;cleared land;old termite mounds;sandy river banks;Papyrus swamps;sometimes a weed;open forest gallery;rarely in Brachystegia woodland;alluvial soils in grassland and woodland;lake shores.
  15-1490 m alt.
  Egypt (Gebel Elba).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 87 (2000).

Bibliography other :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
More info on :
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°123768 modified 2007-01-29
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