Ampelocissus abyssinica (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Planch.

First published in Vigne Amér. Vitic. Eur. 9: 24 (1885)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Nigeria to Eritrea and N. Angola. It is a climber and grows primarly in the wet tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Burundi, Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hedberg, I. & Edwards, S. (eds.) (1989 publ. 1990). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 3: 1-659. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1993). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Vitaceae: 1-149.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Exell, A.W. (1973). Angiosperms of the islands of the gulf of Guinea (Fernando Po, Príncipe, S.Tomé, and Annobon). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Botany 4: 325-411.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Cufod., Enumeratio Plantarum Aethiopiae Spermatophyta (Supplement in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux.) p. 504 (1958).
  • Gilg & Brandt in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 46: 423 (1911).
  • Gilg in Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C: 256 (1895).
  • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 25 (1949).
  • Planch. in A. & C. DC., Monogr. Phan. 5: 383 (1887).
  • Planch. in La Vigne Amér. 9: 24 (1885)
  • Vollesen in Fl. Ethiopia 3: 401 (1990).
  • Vollesen in Kew Bulletin 41: 318 (1986)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2006 Cheek, M. [11726], Cameroon K000380177 No
Jan 1, 1993 Tekwe, C. [89], Cameroon K000086465 No
Jan 1, 1993 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [149], Cameroon K000086466 No
Jan 1, 1993 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [82], Cameroon K000086467 No
Jan 1, 1993 Tekwe, C. [55], Cameroon K000086474 No
Andrews, F.W. [I445], Sudan 9808.000 No
Schweinfurth, G. [3722] K000322723 Yes
Schweinfurth, G. [2508] K000322724 Yes
Schweinfurth, G. [2508] K000322725 Yes
Schimper [1715], Ethiopia K000322726 Yes
Mann, G. [973] K000322728 Yes
Mann, G. [973] K000322729 Yes
Maitland, T.D. [583], Cameroon K000093424 No

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0