Vincetoxicum congolanum (Baill.) Meve & Liede

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Synonyms: Nanostelma congolanum Baill.
Schizoglossum glanvillei Hutch. & Dalziel
Tylophora congolana (Baill.) Bullock
Tylophora orthocaulis K. Schum.
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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: congolanum: of the Congo, a general reference to the Congo basin region as the type specimen is from Gabon.
Habitat: In seasonally damp bog.
Altitude range: 1050 m (approx)
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Worldwide distribution: Guinea Conakry, Sierra Leone, Cameroon, Gabon, CAR, DRC, Zambia and Angola.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): C
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Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Page 355.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Vincetoxicum congolanum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Vincetoxicum congolanum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Vincetoxicum congolanum
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Vincetoxicum congolanum
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Vincetoxicum congolanum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Vincetoxicum congolanum
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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: Vincetoxicum congolanum., retrieved 5 October 2022

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