Ampelocissus obtusata (Welw. ex Baker) Planch.

First published in Vigne Amér. Vitic. Eur. 9: 48 (1885)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tanzania to Angola. It is a subshrub or shrub and grows primarly in the seasonally dry tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1966). Flora Zambesiaca 2(2): 353-653. 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.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1993). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Vitaceae: 1-149.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Exell & Mendonça in Consp. Fl. Angol. 2: 37 (1954).
  • Gilg & Brandt in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 46: 432 (1911).
  • Gilg in Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C: 257 (1895), as “ obtusuta ”.
  • Hiern, Cat. Afr. Pl. Welw. 1: 156 (1896).
  • Planch. in A. & C. DC., Monogr. Phan. 5: 401 (1887).
  • Planch. in La Vigne Amér. 9: 48 (1885)
  • Suesseng. in A. Engler & K. Prantl, Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien, ed. 2, 20d: 304 (1953).
  • Wild & Drummond in Flora Zambesiaca 2: 440 (1966).
  • Willems in Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi, 9: 560 (1960).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Welwitsch [1461], Angola K000322759 Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

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

    • Flora of Tropical East 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