African Plant Database

Cissus populnea Guill. & Perr.
Protologue : Fl. Seneg. Tent. i. 134. (1831)
Information on the genus : Cissus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cissus populnea Guill. & Perr. var. populnea
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cissus populnea var. kottoensis Desc.
Taxon infra-specific
Cissus populnea Guill. & Perr. var. populnea
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane to 4,5 m tall; stem pale, woody, the old mostly hollow, to 8 cm Ø; young branches ± fleshy, ferruginous pubescent or glabrescent, soon glabrous; leaves simple, ± round, broadly ovate or ovate-oblong, 2,5-19x2-19 cm, acute,[…]
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Ecology : Grassland with trees especially after burning; bushland; rocky places; forest with Erythrophleum, Treculia, Isoberlinia scheffleri, Dialium, Xylopia, Parkia, Anthocleista, Tetrapleura; regrowths; forest edges; fallows; sandy soil; humid sands[…]
  Variable in (type of) pubescence (cf. Verdcourt in Fl. Trop. E. Afr.,Vitac.: 19, 1993).
  250-1140 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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carte afrique num 177341
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