Marsdenia latifolia (Benth.) K. Schum.

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Synonyms: Gongronema latifolium Benth.
Marsdenia glabriflora Benth.
Marsdenia leonensis Benth.
Marsdenia profusa N.E. Br.
Marsdenia racemosa K. Schum.
Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
São Tomé
Derivation of specific name: latifolia: with brad leaves.
Habitat: In over riverine forest or thicket.
Altitude range: 1000 - 1600 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Widespread from West Africa to Uganda and Tanzania, and south to Zambia and Angola.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces):
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Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 73 - 74.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 25. as Gongronema latifolium

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Marsdenia latifolia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Marsdenia latifolia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Marsdenia latifolia
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Marsdenia latifolia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Marsdenia latifolia
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JSTOR Plant Science: Marsdenia latifolia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Marsdenia latifolia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Marsdenia latifolia
Plants of the World Online: Marsdenia latifolia
Tropicos: Marsdenia latifolia
Wikipedia: Marsdenia latifolia

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: Marsdenia latifolia., retrieved 29 September 2022

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