African Plant Database

Cissus tiliifolia Planch.
Protologue : Monogr. Phan. 5: 491 (1887)
Information on the genus : Cissus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus myriantha Gilg & M. Brandt (1911) excl. fruit.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herbaceous or ± woody climber 3-9 m long; stems glabrous; tendrils present; leaves ovate, rounded-oblong or round, 5-13,5x5-11 cm, abruptly acuminate at apex, cordate at base, slightly angularly lobed, crenate or crenate-serrate[…]
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Ecology : Forest and thickets in swampy areas; swamp-forest margins particularly near lake-shore; swampy grassland; secondary formations; forest gallery; forest periodically flooded.
  1120-1200 m alt. Close to C. oreophila and C. glaucophylla. C. tiliifolia sensu A. Chev., Rev. Bot. Appl. Agric. Trop. 30: 453,1950, is probably C. glaucophylla.
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Record n°123895 modified 2009-06-17
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