African Plant Database

Cissampelos pareira L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 1031 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Cissampelos
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissampelos pareira L. var. pareira
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissampelos madagascariensis Miers
=Cissampelos pareira subvar. madagascariensis (Miers) Engl.
=Cissampelos convolvulacea Willd. (1806)
=Cissampelos pareira var. mauritiana (Thouars) Diels
=Cissampelos pareira subvar. wakefieldii Engl. (1899)
=Cissampelos pareira var. transitoria Engl. (1899)
=Cissampelos pareira subvar. asperifolia Welw. ex Hiern
=Cissampelos pareira subvar. crassifolia Engl. (1899)
Taxon infra-specific
Cissampelos pareira L. var. pareira
Cissampelos pareira var. hirsuta (Buch.-Ham. ex DC.) Forman (1968)
Cissampelos pareira var. orbiculata (DC.) Miq. (1868)
Cissampelos pareira var. wildei P. Beauv. (1974)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane or climbing herb.
Ecology : Rain-forest, coastal evergreen bushland, deciduous bushland, often persisting on cleared ground and in plantations; also in secondary vegetation and near rock outcrops; 0-2300 m alt. Comprises 4 vars. Tropical Asia to the E. Indies.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°175707 modified 2007-04-18
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