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:

Our websites:

Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Periploca
Flora of Malawi: Periploca

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Periploca
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Periploca
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Periploca
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Periploca
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Periploca
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Periploca
JSTOR Plant Science: Periploca
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Periploca
Plants of the World Online: Periploca
Tropicos: Periploca
Wikipedia: Periploca

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Periploca.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1125, retrieved 12 April 2024

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