Secamone alpini Schult.

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Secamone alpini

Picture: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Forest, Vumba

Secamone alpini

Picture: Bart Wursten
Cloudlands lay-by, Vumba

Secamone alpini

Picture: Bart Wursten
Cloudlands lay-by, Vumba

Secamone alpini

Picture: Bart Wursten
Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park

Secamone alpini

Picture: Bart Wursten
Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park

Secamone alpini

Picture: Bart Wursten
Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park

Secamone alpini

Picture: Bart Wursten
Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park

Secamone alpini

Picture: Bart Wursten
Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park

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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: alpini: named after Prospero Alpino (1553-1617), Italian botanist.
Habitat: On the margins of forest and thicket.
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Flowering time:Nov - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
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Literature:

Binns, B. (1968). A First Check List of the Herbaceous Flora of Malawi The Government Printer, Zomba, Malawi Page 22.

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 73. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 32.

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 27.

Dowsett-Lemaire, F. (1989). The flora and phytogeography of the evergreen forests of Malawi. I: Afromontane and mid-altitude forests; Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg. 59(1/2) Page 24.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 270.

Goyder, D.J. (1991). Secamone (Asclepiadaceae subfam. Secamonoideae) in Africa Kew Bulletin 47(3) Pages 452 - 455.

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 22.

Pooley, E. (1998). A Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Region. Natal Flora Publications Trust. Durban. Pages 172 - 173. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 29.

Steedman, E.C. (1933). Some Trees, Shrubs and Lianes of Southern Rhodesia. Page 70.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 48.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 88.

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Flora of Botswana: Secamone alpini
Flora of Malawi: Secamone alpini
Flora of Mozambique: Secamone alpini
Flora of Zimbabwe: Secamone alpini

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Secamone alpini
African Plant Database: Secamone alpini
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Secamone alpini
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Secamone alpini
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Secamone alpini
JSTOR Plant Science: Secamone alpini
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Secamone alpini
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Secamone alpini
Plants of the World Online: Secamone alpini
The Plant List (version 1.1): Secamone alpini
Tropicos: Secamone alpini
Wikipedia: Secamone alpini


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Secamone alpini.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146070, retrieved 18 November 2019

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