Ceropegia racemosa N.E. Br.

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Ceropegia racemosa

Picture: Douglas Laing
Jellis' farm (Lazy J Ranch), Lusaka SE 20km.

Ceropegia racemosa

Picture: Douglas Laing
Lusaka NE 25km,Kasonde Range (Hummels Farm)

Ceropegia racemosa

Katanino Forest area; Jan 2009.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Ceropegia racemosa

Lusaka SE 20km Jellis' farm; Dec 1995.
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Synonyms: Ceropegia racemosa N.E.Br. subsp. racemosa
Ceropegia racemosa N.E.Br subsp. secamonoides (S. Moore) H. Huber
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Status: Native
Description:
Roots elongated, fleshy. Stems annual, twining, glabrous.
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Notes: Zimbabwean records of Ceropegia racemosa have been named subsp. racemosa. The subspecies of the Zambian plants is not known but we have provisionally also placed them under subsp. racemosa.
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Habitat: Woodland
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Worldwide distribution: Widely distributed in tropical Africa.Subsp. setifera: N Namibia, Botswana, South Africa; subsp. racemosa: Zimbabwe; subsp. secamonoides: Zimbabwe
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,Lk
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Content last updated: Wednesday 13 August 2014
Literature:

Binns, B. (1968). A First Check List of the Herbaceous Flora of Malawi The Government Printer, Zomba, Malawi Page 20.

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

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.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Ceropegia racemosa.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146470, retrieved 21 September 2020

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