African Plant Database

Cissus pseudocaesia Gilg & M. Brandt
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 46: 446, 473 (1911) 
Information on the genus : Cissus
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial ?, erect or decumbent herb with poorly developed tendrils; stems thick, glaucous, with a waxy covering, yellow-tomentose, soon glabrescent;leaves orbicular-cordate, petiole 0,7-2 cm long, lamina 10-14 cm Ø,undersurface with long curly hairs[…]
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Ecology : In long grass by roads,common , in Sierra Leone.
  up to 1200 m alt.According to F. White (Kew Bull. 1951: 57, 1951) this plant combines characters of C. caesia (glaucous young stems and curly hairs on leaves beneath) and of C. rufescens (indumentum)“The evidence suggests that they are in fact hybrids.”
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Record n°123894 modified 2007-01-31
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