African Plant Database

Cissus guerkeana (Büttner) T. Durand & Schinz
Protologue : Études Fl. Congo (in Mem. Cour. Acad. Roy. Belg., 53(4)): 94 (1896)
Information on the genus : Cissus
Basionym : Vitis guerkeana Büttner
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vitis guerkeana Büttner (1889)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus prostrata De Wild. & T. Durand
=Vitis nana Baill.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect herb to 20-30 cm tall; stems annual arising from a tuberous rootstock; tubers 6-9x3 cm, yellowish; stems and branches glabrous or with a few scattered hairs, cylindrical, longitudinally ribbed, internodes 1-3,5 cm long, often zig-zag[…]
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Ecology : Cryptosepalum woodland on Kalahari sands; grassy and wooded savannas, generally on sandy soils; short shrub-grown pasturage; here and there.
  395 m alt. (Gabon).
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Record n°123854 modified 2007-01-31
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