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: Near Endemic
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.

Darbyshire, I., Timberlake, J., Osborne, J., Rokni, S., Matimele, H., Langa. C., Datizua, C., de Sousa, C., Alves, T., Massingue, A., Hadj-Hammou, J., Dhanda, S., Shah, T., Wursten, B. (2019). The endemic plants of Mozambique: diversity and conservation status Phytotaxa 136 Page 95.

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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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
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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 24 October 2020

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