African Plant Database

Cissus integrifolia (Baker) Planch.
Protologue : Monogr. Phan. 5: 483 (1887)
Information on the genus : Cissus
Basionym : Vitis integrifolia Baker
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vitis integrifolia Baker (1868)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus trinervis De Wild.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climber to 5(-15) m reaching tops of trees or thicket-forming; older stems woody, not winged, producing gumlike exudate when cut; plant with scattered caducous hairs when young, otherwise ± glabrous; tendrils once 2-fid[…]
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Ecology : Riverine vegetation; evergreen forest; woodland; bushland; grassland, often on rocky scarps.
  1- ± 1100 m alt.
  Caprivi Strip.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Climber - Ht indefinite Alt: +/- 900 m. Distribution: NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 2-3 (1986).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°123792 modified 2007-01-31
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