Back to Biodiversity Explorer main pageGo to Iziko Museums of Cape Town home pageAbout Biodiversity Explorer - history, goals, etc.Send us your questions about southern African biodiversityPeople who have contributed content and images.Search Biodiversity Explorer

Genus: Cissampelos

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Order: Ranunculales > Family: Menispermaceae

About 20 species (North and South America, Asia, Africa, Madagascar), with five species native to southern Africa.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI), Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

Cissampelos capensis

 

Cissampelos hirta

Cissampelos mucronata

Cissampelos pareira

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

 

Cissampelos torulosa

 


Contact us if you can contribute information or images to improve this page.

Biodiversity Explorer home   Iziko home   Search