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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Ethiopia to Somalia.

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Shrub, up to 4 m tall, suberect or with climbing branches
Morphology Stem
Stems soon with whitish smooth to powdery bark, glabrous, old stems with irregular corky ridges
Morphology Leaves
Leaves glaucous, glabrous; petiole 0.5–3 cm long; blade entire, reniform, up to 6.5 x 8 cm, cordate to truncate at the base, rounded at the apex, with shallowly dentate margins
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowers sometimes produced before the leaves, in 1–6 cm long few-flowered inflorescences; pedicels 2–5 mm long, up to at least 10 mm in fruit, pubescent when young with brownish hairs
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits ellipsoid, c. 15 x 8–11 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seed ovate in outline, flattened, c. 13 x 8–10 mm, smooth.
Distribution
C1, 2; S2; E Ethiopia
Ecology
Altitude range 20–400 m.
Vernacular
Deboli, dufeio, laba alyole, mamarod (Somali).

Native to:

Ethiopia, Somalia

Cissus ellenbeckii Gilg & M.Brandt appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 46: 463 (1911)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. 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.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) in Thulin, M. (ed.) (1999). Flora of Somalia 2: 1-303. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

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

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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