Vincetoxicum iringensis (Markgr.) Goyder

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Vincetoxicum iringensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road to Chozi View Point, Nyika National Park

Vincetoxicum iringensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road to Chozi View Point, Nyika National Park

Vincetoxicum iringensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road to Chozi View Point, Nyika National Park

Vincetoxicum iringensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road to Chozi View Point, Nyika National Park

Vincetoxicum iringensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road to Chozi View Point, Nyika National Park

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Synonyms: Pentarrhinum iringense Markgr.
Tylophora erubescens (Liede & Meve) Liede
Tylophora gracillima sensu Binns
Tylophora iringensis (Markgr.) Goyder
Tylophoropsis erubescens Liede & Meve
Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Description:
Slender twining herb with clear sap. Leaves opposite, ovate, up to c. 2 cm long. Flowers in axillary umbellate inflorescences, c. 1 cm in diameter, maroon, hairy.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In wet montane forest understorey.
Altitude range: 1800 - 2350 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Southern Tanzania and nothern Malawi.
Malawi distribution: N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Content last updated: Sunday 24 March 2019
Literature:

Binns, B. (1968). A First Check List of the Herbaceous Flora of Malawi The Government Printer, Zomba, Malawi Page 22. as T. gracillima (which is a Tanzania endemic)

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 75. as Tylophora erubescens (Includes a picture).

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 357 - 358.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Vincetoxicum iringensis
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Vincetoxicum iringensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Vincetoxicum iringensis
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Vincetoxicum iringensis.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=231410, retrieved 30 January 2023

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