African Plant Database

Cissus corylifolia (Baker) Planch.
Protologue : Monogr. Phan. 5: 484 (1887)
Information on the genus : Cissus
Basionym : Vitis corylifolia Baker
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vitis corylifolia Baker (1868)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus dahomensis A. Chev. (1950) p.p.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stem herbaceous, erect, little branched, 1 m tall, arising from a succulent woody rootstock; branchlets thick and succulent, covered with an indumentum of long, ± straight, pale-coloured hairs; tendrils absent; leaf with petiole c. 4 cm long,[…]
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Ecology : Forest gallery, savanna.
  450-690 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:350 (2012)
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 677 (2006).
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Record n°123835 modified 2007-01-30
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