6834.000 Cynanchum L.

SARCOSTEMMA R. Br.

Liede, S. (1996) A revision of Cynanchum in Africa Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 83 283-345

Liede, S. & Täuber, A. (2002) Circumscription of the Genus Cynanchum (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae) Systematic Botany 27(4) 789-800

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs, sometimes leafless; latex usually white. Leaves simple, opposite. Corolla fused basally. Gynostegial corona in one or two whorls. Follicles generally single. Seeds flattened, sometimes winged, with a tuft of white hairs.

Zambia: 6 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
doleriticum GoyderS?
gerrardii (Harv.) Liede subsp. gerrardii N,CDescription, Image
praecox S. MooreCLkDescription, Image
rungweense BullockE
schistoglossum Schltr.Description, Image
viminale (L.) L. subsp. suberosum (Meve & Liede) GoyderB,N,W,C,SLkDescription, Image

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Flora of Botswana: Cynanchum
Flora of Caprivi: Cynanchum
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Cynanchum
Flora of Malawi: Cynanchum
Flora of Mozambique: Cynanchum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cynanchum

External websites:

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

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: Cynanchum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1144, retrieved 26 February 2024

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