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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics.
Ampelocissus artemisiifolia

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Erect perennials, climbers or lianes; tendrils present, arising from the peduncle, rarely absent.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves simple, entire or lobed, or digitately 3–5-foliolate; leaflets sessile or petiolulate; stipules deltate, inconspicuous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences of condensed cymes with flowers in capitate heads or cymes more lax and paniculate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx entire or ± lobed.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 5.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disk ± entire, clasping the ovary.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Style simple, very short; stigma not wider than the style.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds usually 4, flattened-ellipsoid, with a strongly marked longitudinal keel on one side and a median furrow or pit on the other, variously rugose.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Erect or climbing perennial herbs to ± woody climbers, usually with tendrils
Morphology Leaves
Leaves simple, entire or shallowly to deeply lobed or digitately 3–5-foliolate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers 5-merous, bisexual, in dense to lax, usually many-flowered leaf-opposed inflorescences
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx entire or lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disk annular with 10 longitudinal furrows, adnate to ovary
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style broadly conical, with inconspicuous stigma
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds flattened, elliptic in outline, rugose with marked longitudinal keel on one side and a median furrow on the other.
Distribution
About 90-100 species in Africa, tropical Asia, Australia, and in Central America.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Erect perennials or climbing herbs to vast lianes climbing partly by tendrils born on the peduncles (rarely absent)
Morphology Leaves
Leaves simple, entire or shallowly to very deeply lobed or digitately 3–5-foliolate, the leaflets sessile or petiolulate; stipules triangular, inconspicuous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers pentamerous, in heads or cymes forming lax to condensed often extensive paniculate leaf-opposed inflorescences
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx entire or ± lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 5
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disk adnate to the ovary, longitudinally 10-furrowed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style broadly conical, sometimes grooved, with inconspicuous stigma
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds much flattened, elliptic in outline, rugose, with marked longitudinal keel on one side and a median furrow or pit on the other.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Borneo, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cabinda, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caprivi Strip, Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jawa, Kenya, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Mauritania, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Pakistan, Panamá, Philippines, Queensland, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Ampelocissus Planch. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mildbraed, G. W. J. [10692], Cameroon K000093426

First published in Vigne Amér. Vitic. Eur. 8: 372 (1884)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • DC. Monogr. Ampelid. 368 (1887)
  • Suessenguth in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 20D: 299 (1953).
  • in Journ. Vigne Am. 8: 372 (1884)

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in A. & C. DC., Mon. Phan. 5, 2: 368 (1887) nom. conserv.
  • in La Vigne Amer. 8: 372 (1884)

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 2, (1999) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Descoings in Fl. Gabon 14: 70 (1968)
  • in A. & C. DC., Monogr. Phan. 5: 368 (1887)
  • in Fl. Cameroun 13: 7 (1972), nom. conserv.
  • in La Vigne Amér. 8: 372 (1884)

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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