Tinospora caffra (Miers) Troupin
  • Bull. Jard. Bot. État


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Tinospora caffra (Miers) Troupin. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000456684. Accessed on: 02 Jun 2020'

Morphology

Drupelets 0.8–1.2 x 0.4–0.7 cm.

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    Climber or somewhat woody liane; stem verrucose, bark sometimes scaling.

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    Leaf-lamina 2.5–8 x 1.5–7 cm., ovate, ovate-cordate or almost orbicular, cordate or rounded at the base, abruptly apiculate and mucronate or subacuminate at the apex, glabrous, petiole 2.5–10 cm. long.

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    Male inflorescences usually of false racemes of cymules, sometimes panicled, 7–30 cm. long; pedicels 0.3–1 cm. long.

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    Male flowers with triangular to subovate outer sepals 0.8–1.5 x 2–4 mm., the inner oblong to oblanceolate, and narrower; stamens 3, filaments connate to the apex, 1.5–3 mm. long.

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    Female inflorescences 7–15 cm. long.

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    Petals of female flowers with a small membranous appendage, perhaps a staminode, at the base; carpels 2–3 mm. long.

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    Drupes 0.8–1.2 cm. long, 0.4–0.7 cm. wide.

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    Petals of ♀ flowers with a small membranous appendage, perhaps a staminode, at base; carpels 2–3 mm. long.

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    Female inflorescences 7–15 cm. long.

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    Male flowers with triangular to subovate outer sepals 0.8–1.5 mm. long, the inner oblong to oblanceolate, 2–4 mm. long, 1–2 mm. wide; petals 6, the outer 1.5–3 mm. long, 1–2 mm. wide, the inner narrower; stamens 3, their filaments connate to apex, 1.5–3 mm. long.

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    Male inflorescences usually of false racemes of cymules, sometimes panicled, 7–30 cm. long; pedicels 0.3–1 cm. long.

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    Leaves with petiole 2.5–10 cm. long; blade ovate, ovate-cordate or nearly round, cordate or rounded at base, abruptly apiculate and mucronate or subacuminate at apex, 2.5–8 cm. long, 1.5–7 cm. wide, glabrous.

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    Herbaceous or somewhat woody liane; stem verrucose with sometimes scaling bark.

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    Climber or somewhat woody liane; stem verrucose, bark sometimes scaling. Leaf-lamina 2.5-8 x 1.5-7 cm., ovate, ovate-cordate or almost orbicular, cordate or rounded at the base, abruptly apiculate and mucronate or subacuminate at the apex, glabrous, petiole 2.5-10 cm. long. Male inflorescences usually of false racemes of cymules, sometimes panicled, 7-30 cm. long; pedicels 0.3-1 cm. long. Male flowers with triangular to subovate outer sepals 0.8-1.5 x 2-4 mm., the inner oblong to oblanceolate, and narrower; stamens 3, filaments connate to the apex, 1.5-3 mm. long. Female inflorescences 7-15 cm. long. Petals of female flowers with a small membranous appendage, perhaps a staminode, at the base; carpels 2-3 mm. long. Drupelets 0.8-1.2 x 0.4-0.7 cm.

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    Habitat

    Lowland and upland rain-forest and deciduous bushland, often near rock outcrops.

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      Bibliography

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    e-Flora of South Africa
    e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
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    Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
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