African Plant Database

Cissus rufescens Guill. & Perr.
Protologue : Fl. Seneg. Tent. 1: 133 (1831)
Information on the genus : Cissus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Vitis durandii Lécard
=Vitis rufescens (Guill. & Perr.) Miq.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial vine with an underground stock throwing up creeping and trailing or climbing herbaceous annual stems to 3 m long, 5-10 mm Ø; tendrils if present unbranched, not coiled, 4-5 cm long; branchlets slender even when young,[…]y
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Ecology : Derived Imperata, Crossopterix savanna; grassy bank; wooded savanna; shady rocks, marges of granitic formation; forest gallery; fallows; open forest on sand; laterite.
  160-1530 m alt.
  Not in Uganda.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°123878 modified 2007-01-31
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