6733.000 Periploca L.

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020) Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2)

Description of the genus

Shrub, scrambler or liana with white latex. Leaves simple, opposite, sometimes falling early. Inflorescence terminal, few to many flowered. Corolla tube saucer-shaped, sometimes with dark coloured glandular centre and hairy white spots. Follicles paired, sometimes horizontally divergent.

Worldwide: 12 species in Africa, Europe and Asia. One species in the F.Z. area.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

Periploca linearifolia

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
linearifolia Dill. A. Rich.N,EMcDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Periploca:

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Flora of Malawi: Periploca

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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Periploca
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Periploca
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Periploca
Wikipedia: Periploca
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Periploca
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Periploca

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Periploca.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1125, retrieved 1 April 2023

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