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  1. Family: Vitaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Cissus L.
      1. Cissus migeodii Verdc.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Climber to 5 m., ± herbaceous; stems pale, slender, striate, very minutely rugulose, glabrous; tendrils present, simple.
    Leaves
    Leaves ovate, 4–10 cm. long, 2.5–7.5 cm. wide, shortly acuminate at the apex, cordate at the base, margin thin and yellowish in dry state, dentate with narrow subulate teeth, glabrous, thin, with obvious rhaphides when viewed by transmitted light; petiole 1.5–6.5 cm. long; stipules narrowly oblong, ± 4 mm. long, 1 mm. wide, ± obtuse at apex, cordate and ± produced at base, brownish scarious.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences leaf-opposed cymes of umbelliform cymules, 4–7 cm. long; peduncle 3 cm. long; pedicels 5–7 mm. long, glabrous or very obscurely scurfy; all axes glabrous or with minute emergences; bracts and bracteoles ± triangular, 1 mm. long, brownish-scarious.
    Buds
    Buds ovoid or ellipsoid, 2.5–3 mm. long, obtuse, glabrous.
    Calyx
    Calyx shallow, 2 mm. wide, entire, glabrous.
    Corolla
    Petals yellowish white or yellow, glabrous.
    Fruits
    Fruits unknown.
    Habitat
    Riverine forest, light woodland, presumably Brachystegia, wet savanna with Combretum; 125–200 m.
    Distribution
    T8 not known elsewhere

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Other Data

    Cissus migeodii Verdc. appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Vitac.: 20 (1993)

    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.

    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