Glossostelma lisianthoides (Decne.) Bullock

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Synonyms: Asclepias congolensis De Wild
Asclepias dissoluta (K. Schum.) Schltr.
Asclepias lisianthoides (Decne.) N. E. Br.
Asclepias nemorensis S. Moore
Gomphocarpus chironioides Decne.
Gomphocarpus lisianthoides Decne.
Xysmalobium dissolutum K. Schum.
Xysmalobium fritillarioides Rendle
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Status: Native
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Habitat: Miombo woodland and grassland.
Altitude range: 1200 - 1500 m
Flowering time:Oct - Feb
Worldwide distribution: Gabon, DRC, Angola, Zambia and Malawi.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C,E
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Goyder, D.J. (1995). Notes on the African genus Glossostelma Kew Bulletin 50 Pages 535 - 537.

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 327 - 328.

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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: Glossostelma lisianthoides., retrieved 19 June 2024

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