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.
Altitude range: 900 - 1800 m
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Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Angola and southern DRC.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,C,S
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.

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 123 - 125. (Includes a picture).

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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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 5 October 2022

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