Ceropegia filipendula K.Schum.

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Ceropegia filipendula

Flower at anthesis (fully open);
Lusongwa; Jan 1991.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Ceropegia filipendula

Flowers in early and late bud in Protea Savanna;
Lusaka SE, Leopards Hill Road; Jan 2011.
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Status: Native
Annual stem, erect to 50 cm with flowers borne singly in the upper leaf axils.
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Habitat: Miombo woodland.
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Angola and southern DRC.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,C
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Content last updated: Wednesday 13 August 2014

Bolnick, D. (2007). A Guide to the Common Wild Flowers of Zambia and Neighbouring Regions Revised Edition. WECS, Lusaka, Zambia

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 70.

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 218 - 219. (Includes a picture).

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ceropegia filipendula
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ceropegia filipendula
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Wikipedia: Ceropegia filipendula

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Ceropegia filipendula.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=214170, retrieved 20 May 2022

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