Stathmostelma gigantiflorum K. Schum.

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Synonyms: Asclepias giantiflora (K.Schum.) N.E.Br.
Asclepias muhindensis N.E. Br.
Stathmostelma bicolor K. Schum.
Stathmostelma nomadacridum Bullock
Stathmostelma praetermissum Bullock
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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: gigantiflorum: with very large, gigantic, flowers
Habitat: Seasonally waterlogged grassland on black clay soil.
Altitude range: 500 - 1800 m
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Worldwide distribution: DRC, Kenya, Tanzania,Malawi and Zambia
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): E
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Binns, B. (1968). A First Check List of the Herbaceous Flora of Malawi The Government Printer, Zomba, Malawi Page 22. as Stathmostelma nomadacridum

Goyder, D.J. (1998). A revision of the African genus Stathmostelma K. Schum. Kew Bulletin 53 Pages 599 - 602.

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Page 289.

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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: Stathmostelma gigantiflorum., retrieved 5 March 2024

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