African Plant Database

Ampelocissus dissecta (Baker) Planch.
Protologue : Vigne Amer. Vitic. Eur. 48 (1885)
Information on the genus : Ampelocissus
Basionym : Vitis dissecta Baker
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vitis dissecta Baker (1868)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ampelocissus heracleifolia (Baker) Planch.
=Ampelocissus platanifolia (Baker) Planch.
=Ampelocissus urenifolia Planch.
=Vitis heracleifolia Baker
=Vitis platanifolia Baker
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stems numerous, sub-erect, inclined or decumbent, sometimes climbing, arising from a woody rootstock, 0,9-1,8 m tall, deeply sulcate, slightly matted upwards with cottony tomentum; petiole 3,7-7,5 cm long, firm;[…]
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Ecology : Grassy rocky thickets; bushy places, amongst gigantic rocks; sandy wooded situations; open rather dry and sandy woods with Protea, etc.; thinner parts of forest, amongst Protea, Eugenia, Dodonaea, Parinari, etc.; sparingly grassy sandy places[…]
  1300-1700 m alt. Intermediate specimens between A. dissecta and A. obtusata are known.
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Record n°124008 modified 2007-01-29
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