African Plant Database

Cissus producta Afzel.
Protologue : Rem. Guin. 63 (1815)
Information on the genus : Cissus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus esaso Gilg
=Cissus polycymosa De Wild.
=*Cissus purpurascens A. Chev.
=Vitis producta (Afzel.) Baker
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herbaceous climber or liane 2,4-20 m long; young stems cylindrical, ± fleshy, pubescent when young but soon glabrous; older stems 4-angled; tendrils usually simple, glabrous; leaves simple, oblong-triangular, oblong-ovate or broadly lanceolate,[…]
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Ecology : Evergreen forest; rain-forest; gallery forest in valleys; lake-shore forest; rocky places near waterfalls; humid and swampy forest; secondary forest and regrowths; periodically flooded gallery.
  1-1400 m alt. Very close to C. arguta, differing ± only in leaf-shape. Authors, e.g. Descoings (Fl. Gabon: 14: 104, 1968; Fl. Cameroun 13: 128, 1972) and Letouzey included C. arguta in the synonymy of C. producta, […]
  Bioko/Fernando Poo, São Tomé.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:351 (2012)
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Record n°123871 modified 2007-01-31
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