African Plant Database

Reissantia indica (Willd.) N. Hallé
Information on the genus : Reissantia
Basionym : Hippocratea indica Willd.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hippocratea indica Willd.
 Pristimera indica (Willd.) A.C. Sm.
 Reissantia indica (Willd.) N. Hallé var. indica
Taxon infra-specific
Reissantia indica var. astericantha (N. Hallé) N. Hallé
Reissantia indica var. orientalis N. Hallé & B. Mathew
Reissantia indica (Willd.) N. Hallé var. indica
Reissantia indica var. loeseneriana (Hutch. & M.B. Moss) N. Hallé
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane 4-20 m in height or ± scandent shrub 1-8 m; stems and older branches dark green, greyish brown or reddish brown, glabrous, usually with indistinct lenticels; young branches 4-angled.
Ecology : Thickets in ravines and on hill slopes; damp or dry deciduous forests; savannas; open bush; mopane woodland; riverine; fallow land in forest; on rocks.
  200-1200 m alt.
  Bioko / Fernando Poo; Namibia, Caprivi Strip, S. Africa (Transvaal), Botswana. – Not in Mali (= Elachyptera parvifolia). – India, Sri Lanka to the Philippines and Timor (var. indica).
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
carte afrique num 177518
Record n°177518
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