African Plant Database

Cissus bathyrhakodes Werderm.
Protologue : Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 13: 279 (1936)
Information on the genus : Cissus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Ampelocissus cavicaulis auct. sensu Vollesen in Op.Bot., non (Baker) Planch.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect perennial somewhat fleshy herb, 0,6-1,5 m tall arising from a woody rootstock; stems glabrous but with a fine white bloom, without tendrils; leaves simple, ± rounded in outline, 5-25 cm long and wide, shallowly to very deeply 3-7-lobed,[…]
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Ecology : Open woodland with grasses; rocky outcrops in Brachystegia woodland.
  200-300 m alt. May be confused with C. cucumerifolia (without white bloom).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 677 (2006).
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
carte afrique num 123829
Record n°123829
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