African Plant Database

Rhoicissus rhomboidea (E. Mey. ex Harv.) Planch.
Protologue : Monogr. Phan. 5: 467 (1887)
Information on the genus : Rhoicissus
Basionym : Cissus rhomboidea E. Mey. ex Harv.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus rhomboidea E. Mey. ex Harv. (1860)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Vitis rhomboidea (E. Mey. ex Harv.) Szyszyl.
=Vitis rhomboidea var. transvaalensis Szyszyl.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Scrambling vine or tall liane to 20 m long, occasionally a small tree 3-6 m tall; young parts ferruginous-villous with long weak hairs, soon glabrescent; tendrils thick, glabrescent; leaves 3-foliolate; petiole to 2,3 cm long; leaflets 5-12x2-5 cm,[…]y
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Ecology : Closed forest, margins of evergreen forest, edges of forest clearings.
  S. Africa (3-1600 m alt.), Swaziland.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Climber - Ht indefinite Alt: 3 - 1600 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP, MP, SWZ
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Record n°124049 modified 2007-02-02
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