African Plant Database


Cocculus pendulus (J. R. Forst. & G. Forst.) Diels
Family : MENISPERMACEAE
Protologue : Pflanzenr. (Engler) 46: 237 (1910)
Information on the genus : Cocculus
Basionym : Epibaterium pendulum J. R. Forst. & G. Forst.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Epibaterium pendulum J. R. Forst. & G. Forst. (1775)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Bricchettia somalensis Pax (1897)
=Cocculus leaeba (Delile) DC. (1817) Afr. N. non DC.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane to 10 m; stem to 15 cm .
Ecology : Desert and semi-desert, usually riverine, on Acacia, Balanites; 350-1500 m alt. (E Africa); 1900 m (Chad). Cape Verde Isl.; N Africa, Israel, Iran, Afghanistan, Baluchistan, India, Arabia, Socotra.

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

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

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 2: 610 (1963).
  • Fl. Afrique N. 11: 238 (1964). 
  • BERHAUT, J. (1967). Flore du Sénégal (éd. 2).
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1983). Flora of Libya. 102:
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Med-Checklist 4: 240 (1989).
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice.
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 34
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, J. MATHEZ, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (1999). Flore pratique du Maroc. vol. [1] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 1: 100
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 152 (1999).
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 291

Bibliography other :
  • SAHKI, A. & R.SAHKI (2004). Le Hoggar, promenade botanique
 
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Map
carte afrique num 57277
 
Record n°57277 modified 2007-04-18
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