Marsdenia angolensis N.E. Br.

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Synonyms: Gongronema angolense (N.E. Br.) Bullock
Marsdenia gondarensis Chiov.
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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: angolensis: of Angola
Habitat: At margins of evergreen forest or scrub in areas of higher rainfall.
Altitude range: 1000 - 1600 m
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Worldwide distribution: Widespread in Tropical Africa.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B
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Insects associated with this species: Coeliades anchises anchises (Larval foodplant)
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 19. As Gongronema angolense

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

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Page 73.

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 21.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 25. as Gongronema angolense

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Marsdenia angolensis., retrieved 24 February 2024

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