African Plant Database

Cissus aphyllantha Gilg
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 46: 448, 480 (1911) 
Information on the genus : Cissus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub, scrambler or intricate woody climber 1-4 m tall, often forming large tangles over trees and shrubs, arising from a swollen rootstock; stems ± dark purplish brown,ridged and later ± fissured,at first pubescent with yellow or ferrugineous hairs,[…]
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Ecology : Acacia desert thorn bush; Acacia - Commiphora scrub; Combretum, Entada, Sterculia, Acacia, Boscia, Adansonia scrubby woodland, mostly on rocky outcrops; level sandy to loamy red soil; locally common.
  240-1500 m alt.
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carte afrique num 123912
Record n°123912 modified 2007-01-30
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