Ceropegia nephroloba (H. Huber) Bruyns

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Ceropegia nephroloba

Isoka, Nansala; Mar 1981.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Ceropegia nephroloba

Picture: Douglas Laing
Anthill B.K.Farm.

Ceropegia nephroloba

Limestone scrub savanna;
Lusaka SE 25km, Kanyanja; Feb 1996.
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Synonyms: Ceropegia sobolifera N.E.Br var. nephroloba H. Huber
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Status: Native
Stems climbing, annual; stems, petioles and leaves pubescent. Leaves ovate-cordata or triangular; margins irregularly toothed.
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Habitat: In Brachystegia woodland among rocks.
Altitude range: 750 - 900 m
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lk
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Content last updated: Wednesday 13 August 2014

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 134 - 136. (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. as Ceropegia sobolifera var. nephroloba

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Ceropegia nephroloba.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146510, retrieved 11 December 2023

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