Strophanthus eminii Asch. & Pax

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Strophanthus eminii

Kundabwika Falls
Mar 2017
Photo: Nick Wightman

Strophanthus eminii

Kundabwika Falls
Mar 2017
Photo: Nick Wightman

Strophanthus eminii

Kundabwika Falls
Jul 2013
Photo: Mike Bingham

Strophanthus eminii

Kundabwika Falls
Jul 2013
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Synonyms: Strophanthus stuhlmannii Pax
Strophanthus wittei Staner
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Small tree to 1-7 m tall, or scrambling shrub climbing to 10 m., deciduous, with white, yellow or clear latex. Inflorescences on leafless branches, 1-12 flowered; corolla lobes gradually narrowing into the pendulous tails; lobes (including the tails) 94-180 mm long. Follicles shaggy.
Type location:
Tanzania
Notes: Common names: Nyamwezi/Sukuma: mbele-bele, msungu-lula, muveri-veri, mwele-wele.
Red data list status: Vulnerable VU D2
Derivation of specific name: eminii: Mehmet Emin Pasha (born Isaak Eduard Schnitzer) 1840-1892
Habitat: Rocky outcrops
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Jul-Aug
Worldwide distribution: regional: Zambia, DRC, Tanzania.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lp,N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status: Vulnerable
Insects associated with this species:
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Content last updated: Monday 24 April 2017
Literature:

Fowler, D.G. (2007). Zambian Plants: Their Vernacular Names and Uses, Kew Publishing

Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. & Kupicha, F.K. et al. (1985). Apocynaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Page 472.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Strophanthus eminii
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Strophanthus eminii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Strophanthus eminii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Strophanthus eminii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Strophanthus eminii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Strophanthus eminii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Strophanthus eminii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Strophanthus eminii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Strophanthus eminii
Ispot Southern Africa: Strophanthus eminii
JSTOR Plant Science: Strophanthus eminii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Strophanthus eminii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Strophanthus eminii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Strophanthus eminii
Tropicos: Strophanthus eminii


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Strophanthus eminii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=220200, retrieved 20 June 2018

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