Ampelocissus leonensis (Hook.f.) Planch.

First published in Vigne Amér. Vitic. Eur. 9: 30 (1885)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Tropical Africa to Central African Republic. It is a climber and grows primarly in the wet tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Benin, Burkina, Central African Repu, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(1): 1-85. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Diniz, M.A. & Pinto-Basto, M.F. (2006). Check-list da flora vascular do parque natural das Lagos de Cufada (Guiné-Bissau). Garcia de Orta, Série de Botânica 17: 97-141.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso. Boissiera 65: 1-391.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Chev. Bot. 139
  • Cissus leonensis Hook. f. (1849).
  • Gilg & Brandt in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 46: 427 (excl. Barter 1276)
  • in Journ. Vigne Am. 9: 30 (1885)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(1): 1-85. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Diniz, M.A. & Pinto-Basto, M.F. (2006). Check-list da flora vascular do parque natural das Lagos de Cufada (Guiné-Bissau). Garcia de Orta, Série de Botânica 17: 97-141.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso. Boissiera 65: 1-391.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 1, 1967 Gledhill, D. [600], Sierra Leone K000384289 No
Jul 3, 1967 Nongonierma, A. [574], Senegal K000384297 No
Jan 1, 1967 Hossain [37878], Ghana K000384103 No
Jan 1, 1964 Goodall, D.W. [16280], Ghana K000384294 No
Aug 11, 1958 Onochie, C.F.A. [40223], Nigeria K000384300 No
Apr 26, 1955 Poisson, E. [s.n.], Benin K000384293 No
Barter, C. [1279], Niger K000322738 Yes
Barter, C. [1279], Niger K000322740 Yes
Leona, S. [10] K000322741 Yes
Barter, Sierra Leone K000322742 Yes
Barter [s.n.], Sierra Leone K000378934 Yes
Deighton, F.C. [4340], Sierra Leone K000384104 No
Chevalier, A. [23759], Benin K000384291 No
Chevalier, A. [23759], Benin K000384292 No
Cook, C.D.K. [488], Nigeria K000384303 No
Baldwin, J.T. Jr. [6449], Liberia K000384290 No
Lisowski, S. [27016], Guinea K000384102 No
Lawesson, J.E. [7357], Senegal K000384299 No
Cook, C.D.K. [502], Nigeria K000384302 No
Jaeger, P. [5002], Mali K000211633 Yes
Hambler, D.J. [443], Nigeria K000384304 No
Onochie, C.F.A. [35374], Nigeria K000384301 No
Hall, J.B. [546], Ghana K000384296 No
Enti, A.A. [7589], Ghana K000384298 No
Barter, C. [1279], Niger K000322739 Yes
Morton, J.K. [624], Ghana K000384295 No

Sources

  • 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