African Plant Database

Ancistrocladus abbreviatus Airy Shaw
Protologue : Kew Bull. 1949, 67 (1949)
Information on the genus : Ancistrocladus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ancistrocladus abbreviatus Airy Shaw subsp. abbreviatus
Taxon infra-specific
Ancistrocladus abbreviatus Airy Shaw subsp. abbreviatus
Ancistrocladus abbreviatus subsp. lateralis Gereau (2005)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Large liane, ± 30 m long, stem 10 cm ?at the base, climbing on shrubs, with modified branchlets armed with stout, curved, woody hooks.
Ecology : Swamp-forest on river banks, lagoon; periodically inundated riverine forest.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
carte afrique num 124597
Record n°124597
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