African Plant Database

Cissus flavescenti-virescens Gilg
Information on the genus : Cissus
Statuts nomenclatural : ms. (never published)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane of unknown identity used as an ingredient of «krou» poison called «gouga» («Devil’s packet»). Reported by J. Kerharo & A. Bouquet, Pl. médicin. & toxiques Côte d’Ivoire – Haute-Volta: 144, 1950, from Taï (Côte d’Ivoire).
Ecology : Also recorded by Burkill, Useful pl. W. trop. Afr., ed. 2, 5: 295, 2000.
  • Pl. méd. et tox. de la Côte d'Ivoire -Haute Volta: 144 (1950)
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    Record n°219853 created 2009-08-28 - modified 2009-08-28
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