African Plant Database

Cissus caesia Afzel.
Protologue : Rem. Guin. 55 (1815)
Information on the genus : Cissus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Vitis caesia (Afzel.) Sabine
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing shrub to 3 m long with well developed tendrils, usually not coiled in the apical regions of the plant; arising from a tuberous root-stock; branchlets glabrous, even when very young, occasionally there are a few scattered short hairs[…]
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Ecology : Grassfield; jungle, forest. 95-270 m alt.
  Confused with C. rufescens, C. polyantha; the specimens Lécard 162, 163 are perhaps a hybrid C. rufescens x C. caesia; Lécard 38, 178 are doubtful specimens

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 677 (2006).
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Record n°123833 modified 2007-01-30
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