African Plant Database

Cissus rubiginosa (Welw. ex Baker) Planch.
Protologue : Monogr. Phan. 5: 486 (1887)
Information on the genus : Cissus
Basionym : Vitis rubiginosa Welw. ex Baker
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vitis rubiginosa Welw. ex Baker (1868)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus bussei Gilg & M. Brandt
=Cissus livingstoniana Welw.
=Cissus mugansa De Wild.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Woody or ± herbaceous climber or shrubby, 0,5-1,8 m (? 10) tall, from a thick woody rootstock; stems to 4 mm Ø; all parts woolly pilose with reddish brown or coppery red hairs; tendrils bifid, to 30 cm long; leaves simple,[…]
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Ecology : Lake shore; valley forest; rocky places in Brachystegia woodland; grassland; dry termite mounds in swamps; dense secondary thickets among tall herbage on river bank; dry rocky places; forest gallery; savanna after cultivations; savanna with Imperata.
  450-1200 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:352 (2012)
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Record n°123877 modified 2007-01-31
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