Cissus integrifolia (Baker) Planch.

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Cissus integrifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nhancuco, lower slopes Mt Gorongosa

Cissus integrifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nhancuco, lower slopes Mt Gorongosa

Cissus integrifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nhancuco, lower slopes Mt Gorongosa

Cissus integrifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nhancuco, lower slopes Mt Gorongosa

Cissus integrifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along path from Chitengo to Pungwe River, Gorongosa National Park.

Cissus integrifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nhahomba area, Chimanimani National Reserve

Cissus integrifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nhahomba area, Chimanimani National Reserve

Cissus integrifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nhahomba area, Chimanimani National Reserve

Cissus integrifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nhahomba area, Chimanimani National Reserve

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Synonyms: Vitis integrifolia Baker
Common names: Depa-vine (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Robust climber. Stems woody when older, not winged, with forked tendrils, gum-like latex present. Leaves simple, broadly ovate, up to c. 10 cm long, hairless; margin entire to obscurely dentate. Flowers in leaf-opposed, branched inflorescences, small, yellowish green. Fruit ellipsoid, c. 2 × 1 cm, hairless, red when ripe.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: integrifolia: with entire leaves
Habitat: In riverine vegetation.
Altitude range: Up to 1100 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, DRC, Malawi, Mozambique, Caprivi - Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Mozambique distribution: N,Z,T,MS,GI
Growth form(s): Climber.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species: Hippotion celerio (Food plant)
Hippotion osiris (Food plant)
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Content last updated: Sunday 28 April 2019
Literature:

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 117.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 258.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 83.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 102.

Wild, H, Drummond, R.B. & Gonçalves, M.L. (1969). 50. Vitaceae Flora de Moçambique Junta de Investigaçoes de Ultramar, Centro de Botanica Pages 15 - 16.

Wild, H. & Drummond, R.B. (1966). Vitaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Pages 449 - 450.

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Flora of Caprivi: Cissus integrifolia
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cissus integrifolia
African Plant Database: Cissus integrifolia
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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cissus integrifolia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cissus integrifolia
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JSTOR Plant Science: Cissus integrifolia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cissus integrifolia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cissus integrifolia
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The Plant List (version 1.1): Cissus integrifolia
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Cissus integrifolia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=137890, retrieved 20 November 2019

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