African Plant Database


Ampelocissus multistriata (Baker) Planch.
Family : VITACEAE
Protologue : Monogr. Phan. 5: 398 (1887)
Information on the genus : Ampelocissus
Basionym : Vitis multistriata Baker
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Vitis multistriata Baker (1868)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Vitis pentaphylla Guill. & Perr. (1831)
=Ampelocissus pentaphylla (Guill. & Perr.) Gilg & M. Brandt (1911)
=Ampelocissus longicuspis Mildbr. (1934)
=Ampelocissus sarcantha Gilg & M. Brandt (1911)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herbaceous climber or liane with glabrous, finely striate cylindric hollow stems several meters long; root thickened, nearly tuberous; leaves digitately 3-5-foliolate, rarely simple and 5-lobed; leaflets narrowly obovate or elliptic,[…]
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Ecology : Markhamia, Stereospermum, Commiphora, Panicum bushland on steep slopes; riverine and gallery forest; bamboo brakes; wooded savanna; savanna scrub; heavy soils; open forest on sandy to sandy-clayey soil; sometimes on fallows[…]
  125-900 m alt. According to Hawthorne & Jongkind, o.c., may represent an extreme form of A. africana.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:349 (2012)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 124033
 
Record n°124033 modified 2007-01-29
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