African Plant Database


Cissus arguta Hook. f.
Family : VITACEAE
Protologue : Niger Fl. 261 (1849) 
Information on the genus : Cissus
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Vitis arguta (Hook. f.) Baker
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stem wide-climbing, to 5 m tall and more, much branched, firm, herbaceous, woody or rather fleshy, naked, subterete or sometimes tetragonous, almost glabrous when young; leaves cordate-ovate 7,5-10x5-3,7 cm, petiole ± 2,5 cm long;[…]
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Ecology : Aningera altissima, Chlorophora, Celtis rain-forest; half deciduous rain-forest; swampy forest; forest gallery; savannas; field; thicket. – Weedy.
  In habit and the shape of cutting of its leaves, this species comes near the Asiatic Vitis flexuosa Thunb. var. parvifolia (Roxb.) Gagnep. (not “V. parviflora” sphalm. in F.T.A. 1: 392, 1868).[…]
  Our map is probably quite approximate.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 677 (2006).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 123825
 
Record n°123825 modified 2007-01-30
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