African Plant Database


Tinospora caffra (Miers) Troupin
Family : MENISPERMACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. État 25: 137 (1955)
Information on the genus : Tinospora
Basionym : Desmonema caffra Miers
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Desmonema caffra Miers (1867)
 Hyalosepalum caffrum (Miers) Troupin (1949)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Desmonema gossweileri Exell (1932)
=Hyalosepalum gossweileri (Exell) Exell & Mendonça (1951)
=Desmonema pallido-aurantiaca Engl. & Gilg (1903)
=Hyalosepalum pallido-aurantiacum (Engl. & Gilg) Troupin (1949)
=Desmonema mucronulatum Engl. (1899)
=Desmonema schliebenii Diels (1936)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane.
Ecology : Rain-forest, deciduous bushland, often on rock outcrops; 350- 2000 m alt. S. Africa (Transvaal, Natal).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Geophyte- Ht 1 - 10 m. Alt: 0 - 1200 m. Distribution: BOT, 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]: 161
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 88 (1997).
 
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Map
carte afrique num 57359
 
Record n°57359 modified 2007-04-18
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