Ceropegia claviloba Werderm.

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Common names:
Status: Native
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Habitat: In evergreen forest, rarely in Brachystegia woodland.
Altitude range: 1250 - 2000 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Malawi distribution: N,C,S
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Binns, B. (1968). A First Check List of the Herbaceous Flora of Malawi The Government Printer, Zomba, Malawi Page 20.

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 70.

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 135 - 137. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 20.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 47.

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Flora of Zambia: Ceropegia claviloba
Flora of Zimbabwe: Ceropegia claviloba

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ceropegia claviloba
African Plant Database: Ceropegia claviloba
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ceropegia claviloba
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ceropegia claviloba
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ceropegia claviloba
JSTOR Plant Science: Ceropegia claviloba
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ceropegia claviloba
Plants of the World Online: Ceropegia claviloba
Tropicos: Ceropegia claviloba
Wikipedia: Ceropegia claviloba

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Ceropegia claviloba.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146320, retrieved 17 April 2024

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