African Plant Database

Cissus barbeyana De Wild. & T. Durand
Protologue : Ann. Mus. Congo Belge. Bot., Ser. 2 1(2): 11 (1900)
Information on the genus : Cissus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herbaceous or woody climber 10-20 m long; old stems 3-4 mm Ø; young stems slender, cylindrical, with a fine whitish rather dense pubescence; tendrils ramose,glabrous;leaves simple, entire, petiole cylindrical, slightly canaliculate above, 2-6 cm long[…]
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Ecology : Rain-forest; fallows in forest; forest gallery; secondary forest.
  1-1110 m alt.
  São Tomé, Principe. Not in East Africa, but C. humbertii, C. leonardii and C. oxyodonta (Bak.) Descoings (from Madagascar) are related. – Darbyshire in Cheek & al., l.c., remarks […]

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 677 (2006).
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Record n°123827 modified 2007-01-30
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