4910.000 Ampelocissus Planch.

Description of the genus

Erect perennials, climbers or lianes. Tendrils present, arising from the peduncle, rarely 0. Stipules triangular, inconspicuous. Leaves simple, entire or lobed or digitately 3-5-foliolate. Inflorescences of condensed cymes. Petals 5. Disk ± entire, clasping the ovary. Style ± conic and very short. Seeds usually 4.

Worldwide: 14 genera and 850 species, occurring in tropical and warm areas.

Zimbabwe: 2 taxa.

Ampelocissus obtusata subsp. kirkiana

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
africana (Lour.) Merr. var. africana N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
obtusata (Welw. ex Baker) Planch. subsp. kirkiana (Planch.) Wild & R.B. Drumm.N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Ampelocissus:

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Flora of Botswana: Ampelocissus
Flora of Caprivi: Ampelocissus
Flora of Malawi: Ampelocissus
Flora of Mozambique: Ampelocissus
Flora of Zambia: Ampelocissus

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ampelocissus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ampelocissus
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Ampelocissus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ampelocissus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ampelocissus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Ampelocissus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=926, retrieved 25 June 2016

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