African Plant Database

Tiliacora funifera (Miers) Oliv.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 1: 44 (1868)
Information on the genus : Tiliacora
Basionym : Hypserpa funifera Miers
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Hypserpa funifera Miers (1871)
 Limacia funifera (Miers) T. Durand & Schinz (1898)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tiliacora troupinii Cufod. (1958)
=Tiliacora johannis Exell (1935)
=Tiliacora pynaertii De Wild. (1931)
=Tiliacora warneckei Engl. & Diels (1910)
=Tiliacora glycosmantha Diels (1932)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane, to 20 m.
Ecology : Rain-forest; fringing forest, forest relics in wooded savanna; moist shady places in woodland; 1-1850 m alt. Usually on rocky outcrops (Somalia) – Sudan: Imatong Mts. (1800 m alt.), with Albizia, Macaranga, Croton, Ocotea.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Geophyte- Ht indefinite Alt: 0 - 750 m. Distribution: KN, MP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • EXELL, A. & WILD, H. (1960). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[1]: 155
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 153
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Record n°57278 modified 2007-04-18
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