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  1. Family: Vitaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cissus L.
      1. Cissus fanshawei Wild & R.B.Drumm.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Zambia.

    [FZ]

    Vitaceae, H. Wild and R. B. Drummond. Flora Zambesiaca 2:2. 1966

    Habit
    Woody liane, completely glabrous; stems cylindric; tendrils 2-fid.
    Leaves
    Leaves simple; petiole up to 3 cm. long; leaf-lamina up to 7 × 6 cm., broadly ovate, apiculate at the apex, margin serrate, cordate at the base; stipules 2·5 × 1·5 mm., oblong.
    Inflorescences
    Cymes up to 17 × 8 cm., lax, much-branched; peduncle 0·5–3·5 cm. long; pedicels 2·5 to 4 mm. long; bracts and bracteoles up to 2·5 × 2·5 mm., circular, auriculate at the base, minutely ciliate.
    Buds
    Flower-bud 1·5–1·75 × 1·5 mm.
    Calyx
    Calyx 0·-25–0·5 mm. long, subentire.
    Corolla
    Petals yellow-green.
    Pistil
    Ovary glabrous; style 1 mm. long; stigma subcapitate.
    Fruits
    Young fruit glabrous.

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    Distribution

    Other Data

    Cissus fanshawei Wild & R.B.Drumm. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    D.B.F. [1578] K000322876 Unknown type material

    Bibliography

    First published in Kirkia 2: 141 (1961)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1966). Flora Zambesiaca 2(2): 353-653. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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