Ceropegia nephroloba (H. Huber) Bruyns

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Ceropegia nephroloba

Photo: Mike Bingham
Isoka, Nansala.

Ceropegia nephroloba

Photo: Douglas Laing
Anthill B.K.Farm.

Ceropegia nephroloba

Photo: Mike Bingham
Kanyanja, Lusaka SE 25km.

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Synonyms: Ceropegia sobolifera N.E.Br var. nephroloba H. Huber
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Status: Native
Stems climbing, annual; stems, petioles and leaves pubescent. Leaves ovate-cordata or triangular; margins irregularly toothed.
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Habitat: In Brachystegia woodland among rocks.
Altitude range: 750 - 900 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Malawi distribution: C
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Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 134 - 136. (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. as Ceropegia sobolifera var. nephroloba

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ceropegia nephroloba
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ceropegia nephroloba
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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 nephroloba.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146510, retrieved 19 April 2024

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