Tetracera alnifolia Willd.

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Tetracera alnifolia

Woody climber of riverine forest above falls; imm. fruit; Lumangwe falls; Sep 2008.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Tetracera alnifolia

Scrambling shrub;
Lumangwe falls; Jul 2013.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Tetracera alnifolia

Climbing shrub, flowers white; Lumangwe falls; Jul 2013.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Tetracera alnifolia

Climbing shrub, flowers white; Lumangwe falls; Jul 2013.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Tetracera alnifolia

fruits; Lumangwe falls; Sep 2008.
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Status: Native
Description:
A climbing or scandent shrub in gallery forest, occasionally epiphytic.
Type location:
the Guinea Coast
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Habitat: Gallery forest.
Altitude range: 950 - 1500 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Distribution pre-dominantly Guineo-congolian.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Lp,N
Growth form(s): Climber, shrub under 2 m.
Endemic status:
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Content last updated: Thursday 5 September 2013
Literature:

Wild, H. (1960). Dilleniaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(1) Pages 104 - 105. (Includes a picture).

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


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Tetracera alnifolia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=192790, retrieved 17 July 2019

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