African Plant Database

Cissus sylvicola Masinde & L. E. Newton
Protologue : Fl. Trop. E. Africa 18 (1993)
Information on the genus : Cissus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane to 12 m long; lateral roots often tuberous; younger stems rather slender with internodes 4-5-6- or indistinctly angled, glabrous, green, leafy; older stems mostly becoming 4-5-angled, 3,5-4 cm wide with prominent corky wings […]
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Ecology : Evergreen forest; forest on rocky hills and coral limestone; thicket.
  5-500 m alt. Habit very similar to that of C. petiolata but foliage fleshy. Also similar to C. quinquangularis occurring in similar habitats. There are many sight records for C. sylvicola
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 123968
Record n°123968 modified 2007-01-31
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