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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tanzania.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Climber to 5 m., ± herbaceous; stems pale, slender, striate, very minutely rugulose, glabrous; tendrils present, simple.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves ovate, 4–10 cm. long, 2.5–7.5 cm. wide, shortly acuminate at the apex, cordate at the base, margin thin and yellowish in dry state, dentate with narrow subulate teeth, glabrous, thin, with obvious rhaphides when viewed by transmitted light; petiole 1.5–6.5 cm. long; stipules narrowly oblong, ± 4 mm. long, 1 mm. wide, ± obtuse at apex, cordate and ± produced at base, brownish scarious.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences leaf-opposed cymes of umbelliform cymules, 4–7 cm. long; peduncle 3 cm. long; pedicels 5–7 mm. long, glabrous or very obscurely scurfy; all axes glabrous or with minute emergences; bracts and bracteoles ± triangular, 1 mm. long, brownish-scarious.
Morphology General Buds
Buds ovoid or ellipsoid, 2.5–3 mm. long, obtuse, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx shallow, 2 mm. wide, entire, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals yellowish white or yellow, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits unknown.
Habitat
Riverine forest, light woodland, presumably Brachystegia, wet savanna with Combretum; 125–200 m.
Distribution
T8 not known elsewhere

Native to:

Tanzania

Cissus migeodii Verdc. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Vitac.: 20 (1993)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1993). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Vitaceae: 1-149.

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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