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: c. 100 species, occurring in the tropics.

Malawi: 2 taxa.

Ampelocissus obtusata subsp. kirkiana

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

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Flora of Botswana: Ampelocissus
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Flora of Mozambique: Ampelocissus
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Flora of Zimbabwe: Ampelocissus

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ampelocissus
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iNaturalist: Ampelocissus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ampelocissus
JSTOR Plant Science: Ampelocissus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ampelocissus
Plants of the World Online: Ampelocissus
Tropicos: Ampelocissus
Wikipedia: Ampelocissus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Ampelocissus.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=926, retrieved 1 October 2023

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