African Plant Database

Cissampelos torulosa E. Mey. ex Harv.
Protologue : Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 1: 11 (1860) 
Information on the genus : Cissampelos
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Menispermum capense Thunb. (1800)
=Cissampelos wildemaniana Van den Bossche ex De Wild. (1904)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane.
Ecology : Xerophilous bushland. S. Africa (Transvaal, Swaziland, Natal, Cape Province).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Geophyte- Ht 0.3 - 15 m. Alt: 0 - 1980 m. Distribution: 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]: 166

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 82 (1949).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°57330 modified 2007-04-18
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