Ceropegia purpurascens K. Schum.

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Ceropegia purpurascens

Lusaka SE 13km; Jan 2011.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Ceropegia purpurascens

Lusaka SE 13km; Jan 2011.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Ceropegia purpurascens

Tubers appear to be stoloniferous in habit
Open Woodland/Thicket
Dabuyu Farms, Lilayi
May 2016
Photo: Nick Wightman

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Synonyms: Ceropegia kassneri S. Moore
Ceropegia kwebensis N.E. Br.
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Status: Native
Description:
Stems annual, glabrous, twining. Peduncles arising from the leaf axils bear a few flowers at different stages.
Type location:
Angola
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Botswana, DRC, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lk
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Content last updated: Tuesday 19 July 2016
Literature:

Bruyns, P.V. (2014). The Apocynaceae of Namibia Strelitzia 34 SANBI, Pretoria, South Africa Page 92.

Dyer, R.A. (1983). Ceropegia, Brachystelma and Riocreuxia in Southern Africa. Balkema

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Namibia Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 64.

Malaisse, F. (1984). Recherches sur les Asclepiadaceae du Shaba (Zaire). I. Nouvelles Observations sur le genre Ceropegia L. Bulletin du Jardin botanique national de Belgique / Bulletin van de National Plantentuin van Belgiƫ, 54(1/2) Pages 222 - 224. as Ceropegia purpurascens subsp. purpurascens (Includes a picture).

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 20.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 26.

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ceropegia purpurascens
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ceropegia purpurascens
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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: Ceropegia purpurascens.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146450, retrieved 23 July 2019

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