African Plant Database

Pyrenacantha scandens Planch. ex Harv.
Protologue : Thes. Cap. 1: 14. t. 23 (1859)
Information on the genus : Pyrenacantha
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane, dioecious, 0,1-3 m long with densely setose young branches with retrorse bristles; bark rough, grey; leaf petiole very hairy, limb variable in shape, palmately veined, 5-10 x 2,5-6,5 cm, 3(-5)-lobed in lower part of branches, others ovate,[…]
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Ecology : Forest.
  Variable in shape and size of leaves.
  15-1035 m alt.
  S. Africa
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Shrub, Climber- Ht 0.1 - 3 m. Alt: 15 - 1035 m. Distribution: EC, KN, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 383 (2006).
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