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Ampelosicyos bosserii


Taxonavigation: Cucurbitales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Cucurbitales

Familia: Cucurbitaceae
Tribus: Joliffieae
Genus: Ampelosicyos
Species: A. bosseri – A. humblotii – A. leandrii – A. major – A. meridionalis – A. scandens


  • Ampelosicyos Thouars Hist. Veg. Isles Afr. austr. 68. t. 22 (1808), as Ampelosycios.
  • Type species: Ampelosicyos scandens  Thouars Hist. Vég. Isles Austral. Afriq. 68, pl. 22. (1808)

Note: The confusion is spelling has not been satisfactorily resolved, however, the one used here is most commonly used (Schaefer & Renner, 2011).


  • Heterotypic
    • Odosicyos Keraudren Bull. Soc. Bot. France, Lett. Bot. 127(5): 518. (1980)
    • Tricyclandra Keraudren Bull. Soc. Bot. France 112(5–6): 327. (1965)


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Schaefer, H. & Renner, S.S. (2011) Phylogenetic relationships in the order Cucurbitales and a new classification of the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae), Taxon, 60 (1): 122–138. Available on line [1]. Accessed 2014 Aug 26.


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