African Plant Database


Cissus quadrangularis L. var. quadrangularis
Family : VITACEAE
Information on the genus : Cissus
Basionym : Cissus quadrangularis L.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
 Cissus quadrangularis L. (1767)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Saelanthus quadragonus Forssk.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : , plants ± glabrous, with stem angles narrow and smooth.
Ecology : widespread in Africa and Asia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Climber, Succulent - Ht indefinite Alt: 300 - 1000 m. Distribution: LP, MP

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 243 (1937).
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 3 (1986).
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1992). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Chrysobalanaceae à Apiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2:
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 161 (1997).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 678 (2006).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 123802
 
Record n°123802
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