African Plant Database

Ampelocissus leonensis (Hook. f.) Planch.
Protologue : Vigne Amer. Vitic. Eur. 30 (1885)
Information on the genus : Ampelocissus
Basionym : Cissus leonensis Hook. f.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus leonensis Hook. f. (1849)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ampelocissus bakeri Planch.
=Ampelocissus salmonea (Baker) Planch.
=Vitis gorgonobotrys Webb
=Vitis leonensis (Hook. f.) Baker
=Vitis salmonea Baker
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climber, stout but subherbaceous, with a large hollow in the centre of the stem; stem terete, finely striate, clothed, with short grey down and fine, spreading,purple gland-tipped bristly hairs 2-3mm long (not so in A. bombycina);petiole 5-15 cm long[…]
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Ecology : Forest gallery edges; savannas; dry dense forest.
  up to 800 m alt.
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:349 (2012)
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    Record n°124012 modified 2007-01-29
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