Aspidoglossum angustissimum (K. Schum.) Bullock

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Aspidoglossum angustissimum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Fern Valley Dam, Mutare

Aspidoglossum angustissimum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Fern Valley Dam, Mutare

Aspidoglossum angustissimum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Fern Valley Dam, Mutare

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Synonyms: Aspidoglossum whytei (N.E. Br.) Bullock  
Schizoglossum angustissimum K. Schum.
Schizoglossum whytei N.E. Br.
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Status: Native
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Habitat: Wooded grassland and open woodland, sometimes, in marshy areas.
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Worldwide distribution: Congo, CAR, DRC, Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
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Albers, F. & Meve, U. (eds.) (2002). Asclepiadaceae Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants Springer-Verlag Page 11.

Binns, B. (1968). A First Check List of the Herbaceous Flora of Malawi The Government Printer, Zomba, Malawi Pages 20 - 22. also as Apidoglossum whytei and Schizoglossum angustissimum

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 70.

Kupicha, F.K. (1984). Studies on African Asclepiadaceae Kew Bulletin 38 Pages 653 - 654.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 19.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Aspidoglossum angustissimum., retrieved 5 July 2022

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