Ceropegia cataphyllaris Bull.

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Synonyms: Ceropegia filiformis E.A. Bruce
Common names:
Frequency: Rare
Status: Native
Perennial with spherical tuber, 1in. in diameter; stems wiry with 3-5pairs of reduced leaves; pedicels reddish; calyx reddish; corolla tube white, tinged pinkish; lobes olive-green or brown; throat white, mauve inside tube. on shallow soil overlying "laterite" in open. (Description JSTOR)
Type location:
Mwinilunga, Zambia
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In shallow soils overlying laterite.
Altitude range: 1300 m (approx)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Only known from the type collection in northern Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces):
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Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Data deficient
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Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 157 - 158. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ceropegia cataphyllaris
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ceropegia cataphyllaris
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ceropegia cataphyllaris
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ceropegia cataphyllaris
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ceropegia cataphyllaris
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ceropegia cataphyllaris
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ceropegia cataphyllaris
JSTOR Plant Science: Ceropegia cataphyllaris
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ceropegia cataphyllaris
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ceropegia cataphyllaris
Plants of the World Online: Ceropegia cataphyllaris
Tropicos: Ceropegia cataphyllaris
Wikipedia: Ceropegia cataphyllaris

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 cataphyllaris.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=229050, retrieved 5 October 2022

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