Rhoicissus rhomboidea

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Glossy forest grape
Rhoicissus rhomboidea fruit 08 05 2010.JPG
Fruit of R. rhomboidea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Vitales
Family: Vitaceae
Genus: Rhoicissus
Species: R. rhomboidea
Binomial name
Rhoicissus rhomboidea
(E.Mey ex Harv.) Planch.[1]

Vitis rhomboidea (E.Mey. ex Harv.) Szyszyl.[1]
Cissus rhomboidea E.Mey. ex Harv. (basionym)[1]

Rhoicissus rhomboidea is a climbing plant in the Vitaceae family, commonly known as the Glossy forest grape. It is found in the eastern forests of southern Africa.[2] The species was first described in 1859, treated under Cissus.[1]


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  2. ^ Pooley, E. (1993). The Complete Field Guide to Trees of Natal, Zululand and Transkei. ISBN 0-620-17697-0.