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

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General 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.
Morphology 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology 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.
Morphology General Buds
Buds rounded–ovoid, 1–1.5 mm. long, obtuse, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 1.2 mm. wide, pubescent or glabrous, entire.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits not seen, but ovary ferruginous pubescent
Habitat
Rocky places in grassland with scattered trees; 900–1000 m.
Distribution
T6 not known elsewhere

Native to:

Tanzania

Cissus pseudopolyantha Mildbr. appears in other Kew resources:

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).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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