Skip to main content
  1. Family: Vitaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cissus L.
      1. Cissus barteri (Baker) Planch.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Benin to W. Central Tropical Africa.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Herbaceous climber with rather succulent terete stems, glabrous
    Calyx
    Calyx pale green
    Corolla
    Petals crimson outside, pale red within, centre of flowers white
    Ecology
    In forest.

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria, Zaïre

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Cissus barteri (Baker) Planch. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 1, 2008 Cheek, M. [13367], Cameroon K000581182
    Oct 1, 2003 Thomas, D.W. [4227], Cameroon K000093290
    Oct 1, 2003 Lane, P. [202], Cameroon K000197579
    Oct 1, 2003 Cable, S. [763], Cameroon K000197581
    Oct 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [1409], Cameroon K000197586
    Oct 1, 2003 Etuge, M. [1768], Cameroon K000197582
    Oct 1, 2003 Sebsebe [5052], Cameroon K000197583
    Oct 1, 2003 Muasya, A.M. [2025], Cameroon K000197584
    Oct 1, 2003 Muasya, A.M. [2025], Cameroon K000197585
    Oct 1, 2003 Manning, S.D. [997], Cameroon K000093291
    Jan 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [4963], Cameroon K000086478
    Jan 1, 1994 Cheek, M. [4963], Cameroon K000086479
    Jan 1, 1994 Harris, D.J. [3774], Cameroon K000086483
    Jan 1, 1994 Watts, J. [1027], Cameroon K000086475
    Jan 1, 1994 Ndam, N. [636], Cameroon K000086476
    Jan 1, 1993 Wheatley, J.I. [512], Cameroon K000086484
    Jan 1, 1993 Mbani, J. M. [43], Cameroon K000086485
    Jan 1, 1992 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1057], Cameroon K000086477
    Mann [11] K000322822
    Barter K000322821

    Bibliography

    First published in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 5: 491 (1887)

    Accepted by

    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Gilg & Brandt in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 46: 476.
    • in DC. Monogr. Ampelid. 491 (1887)

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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