Ceropegia volubilis N.E. Br.

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Synonyms: Ceropegia dewevrei De Wild.
Ceropegia scandens N.E. Br.
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: volubilis: twining, enveloping
Habitat: In mixed deciduous scrub woodland on sandy soils.
Altitude range: 700 - 1500 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Botswana.
Malawi distribution: N
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Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Page 111. (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.

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Flora of Botswana: Ceropegia volubilis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Ceropegia volubilis

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

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 volubilis.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146540, retrieved 22 July 2024

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