African Plant Database

Cissus glaucophylla Hook. f.
Protologue : Niger Fl. 263 (1849) 
Information on the genus : Cissus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Vitis smithiana Baker (1868)
=Cissus smithiana (Baker) Planch. (1887)
=Cissus mayumbensis Gilg ex T. Durand & Schinz
=Vitis glaucophylla (Hook. f.) Baker
=Vitis grossedentata Büttner
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane to 20 m tall; stem woody to 25 cm Ø at base, slender, terete, naked; leaves simple, rotundate-cordate, 7x15 cm each way, the basal lobes in the large ones 2,5 cm deep, apex acuminate or cuspidate,[…]
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Ecology : Shady tall-bushy parts of mountains; rain-forests; forest gallery; regrowths.
  1-600 m alt. Confused with C. oreophila. C. smithiana is maintained as a separate species by many authors [e.g., Harris, Centr. Afr. Rep., 2002), Hawthorne & Jongkind […]
  Bioko/Fernando Poo.
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Record n°123850 modified 2007-04-02
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