African Plant Database

Diplocyclos palmatus (L.) C. Jeffrey
Protologue : Kew Bull. 15: 352 (1962)
Information on the genus : Diplocyclos
Basionym : Bryonia palmata L.
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Bryonia palmata L. (1753)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Bryonopsis laciniosa auct.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial climber to 6 m long with fleshy rootstock; young stems herbaceous, becoming thickened when older.
Ecology : Rain- and swamp or other ground-water forests, flood-plain, valley and seasonal-swamp grasslands; old cultivations; 0-1900 m alt.
  Oman, Yemen, tropical Asia, Malaysia, incl. The Philippines, tropical Australasia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Climber- Ht 1 - 5 m. Alt: ? - 500 m. Distribution: KN

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 209

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 136 (2000).
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Record n°26286 modified 2008-10-21
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