Cissus bathyrhakodes Werderm.

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Cissus bathyrhakodes

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near EN1 along road to entrance gate Gorongosa National Park.

Cissus bathyrhakodes

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near EN1 along road to entrance gate Gorongosa National Park.

Cissus bathyrhakodes

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near EN1 along road to entrance gate Gorongosa National Park.

Cissus bathyrhakodes

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Zebra Ranger Camp, Bela Vista area, northwestern Gorongosa National Park

Cissus bathyrhakodes

Photo: Bart Wursten
Conservation Education Centre (CEC),Gorongosa National Park.

Cissus bathyrhakodes

Photo: Bart Wursten
Conservation Education Centre (CEC),Gorongosa National Park.

Cissus bathyrhakodes

Photo: Bart Wursten
Conservation Education Centre (CEC),Gorongosa National Park.

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Common names:
Frequency: Locally frequent
Status: Native
Description:
Erect perennial herb up to c. 1 m tall. Stems without tendrils, hairless, covered in a white powdery bloom. Leaves shallowly 3-lobed to deeply 5-7 lobed, hairless, up to 16 × 16 cm; margin serrate. Flowers in leaf-opposed and terminal inflorescences. Fruit c. 10 × 6 mm, red when ripe.
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Habitat: In woodland
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Worldwide distribution: Restricted to the (near) coastal areas of southern Tanzania and Mozambique as far south as Sofala.
Mozambique distribution: Z,MS
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Endemic status:
Red data list status: Vulnerable
Insects associated with this species: Hippotion celerio (Food plant)
Hippotion osiris (Food plant)
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Content last updated: Friday 25 December 2015
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.

Wild, H, Drummond, R.B. & Gonçalves, M.L. (1969). 50. Vitaceae Flora de Moçambique Junta de Investigaçoes de Ultramar, Centro de Botanica Pages 26 - 27. (Includes a picture).

Wild, H. & Drummond, R.B. (1966). Vitaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Page 457.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cissus bathyrhakodes
African Plant Database: Cissus bathyrhakodes
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cissus bathyrhakodes
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cissus bathyrhakodes
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cissus bathyrhakodes
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cissus bathyrhakodes
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cissus bathyrhakodes
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cissus bathyrhakodes
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cissus bathyrhakodes
JSTOR Plant Science: Cissus bathyrhakodes
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cissus bathyrhakodes
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cissus bathyrhakodes
Plants of the World Online: Cissus bathyrhakodes
The Plant List (version 1.1): Cissus bathyrhakodes
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Wikipedia: Cissus bathyrhakodes


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Cissus bathyrhakodes.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=176670, retrieved 7 August 2020

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