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  1. Family: Vitaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cissus L.
      1. Cissus pseudopolyantha Mildbr.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania (Ulanga District).

    [FTEA]

    Vitaceae, Bernard Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1993

    Habit
    Climbing shrub; stems ± obtusely square, glabrous or with brown hairs near internodes, with 4 crisped poorly developed wings on previous season’s growth and presumably much larger ones on old stems; tendrils present.
    Leaves
    Leaves simple, ovate-oblong, 4–9.5 cm. long, 2.5–7 cm. wide, abruptly acuminate at the apex, truncate to widely cordate at the base, dentate with ± spaced very slender teeth, 3-nerved from the base, glabrous except at base near top of petiole; petiole 1.5–5 cm. long, with few ferruginous hairs towards apex; stipules ovate, 5 mm. long.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence terminal and leaf-opposed opposite upper axils, ± 6 cm. wide, the ultimate elements umbel-like, ± 20-flowered; peduncles ± 3.5 cm. long; pedicels 2–6 mm. long, all axes ferruginous pubescent.
    Buds
    Buds rounded–ovoid, 1–1.5 mm. long, obtuse, glabrous.
    Calyx
    Calyx 1.2 mm. wide, pubescent or glabrous, entire.
    Fruits
    Fruits not seen, but ovary ferruginous pubescent
    Habitat
    Rocky places in grassland with scattered trees; 900–1000 m.
    Distribution
    T6 not known elsewhere

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Other Data

    Cissus pseudopolyantha Mildbr. appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 11: 1073 (1934)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Verdcourt, B. (1993). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Vitaceae: 1-149.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 27 (1949).
    • Mildbr. in Notizblatt des Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin-Dahelm 11: 1073 (1934).

    Sources

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