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  1. Family: Vitaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cissus L.
      1. Cissus arguta Hook.f.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to SW. Ethiopia.

    [FWTA]

    Ampelidaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Habit
    Herbaceous climber with somewhat succulent tetragonous stems; internodes short.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Cissus arguta Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1976 Letouzey, R. [14833], Cameroon K000093445
    Vogel, T. [3], Niger K000322780 syntype
    Vogel, T. [3], Niger K000322781 lectotype
    Addaviden [illegible] [141] K000322778
    Christy, T., Liberia K000322779

    Bibliography

    First published in W.J.Hooker, Niger Fl.: 261 (1849)

    Accepted by

    • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Hedberg, I. & Edwards, S. (eds.) (1989 publ. 1990). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 3: 1-659. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • in Fl. Nigrit. 261 (1849).

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0