African Plant Database


Cocculus hirsutus (L.) Diels
Family : MENISPERMACEAE
Protologue : Engl., Pflanzenr. IV, 94: 236 (1910)
Notes : isonym of (L.) W.Theob. (1883)
Information on the genus : Cocculus
Basionym : Menispermum hirsutum L.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cocculus villosus (Lam.) DC. (1817)
 Menispermum hirsutum L. (1753)
 Menispermum villosum Lam. (1797)
 Cocculus hirsutus (L.) W. Theob. (1883)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Holopeira torrida Miers (1867)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane, to at least 5 m.
Ecology : Bushland and semi-desert scrub; to 1150 m alt. S. Africa (Natal), Namibia, Botswana; from central Arabia to south. China.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Geophyte- Ht 1.5 - 15 m. Alt: 50 - 1200 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1960). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[1]: 164
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1960). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[1]: 163-165

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 235 (1937).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 447 (2006).

Bibliography other :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 57275
 
Record n°57275 modified 2007-04-18
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