African Plant Database

Cissus nymphaeifolia (Welw. ex Baker) Planch.
Protologue : Monogr. Phan. 5: 484 (1887)
Information on the genus : Cissus
Basionym : Vitis nymphaeifolia Welw. ex Baker
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vitis nymphaeifolia Welw. ex Baker (1868)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus dinteri Schinz (1908)
=Cissus morifolia Planch.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing shrub; stems 0,75-1,3 m tall, stout, suberect to procumbent, sparingly branched, woody below, almost herbaceous upwards, densely clothed when young with short red-brown pubescence; taproot tuberous; petiole 3,75-5 cm long, firm[…]
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Ecology : Wooded herbaceous places with tall grass; rocky situation; xerophytic forest.
  1000-1150 m alt. An ample firmly erect magnificent herb (fide Hiern). Sometimes common. Cultivated.
  Namibia, Caprivi Strip.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Shrub - Ht up to 3 m. Alt: 1200 - 1500 m. Distribution: NAM
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Record n°123797 modified 2007-01-31
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