Ceropegia stenoloba Hochst. ex Chiov.
var. schliebenii (Markgr.) Masinde

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Ceropegia stenoloba var. schliebenii

Photo: Penny English
Along the track to Lutete river, Nyika National Park.

Ceropegia stenoloba var. schliebenii

Photo: Penny English
Along the track to Lutete river, Nyika National Park.

Ceropegia stenoloba var. schliebenii

Photo: Penny English
Along the track to Lutete river, Nyika National Park.

Ceropegia stenoloba var. schliebenii

Photo: Penny English
Along the track to Lutete river, Nyika National Park.

Ceropegia stenoloba var. schliebenii

Photo: Penny English
Along the track to Lutete river, Nyika National Park.

Ceropegia stenoloba var. schliebenii

Photo: Penny English
Along the track to Lutete river, Nyika National Park.

Ceropegia stenoloba var. schliebenii

Photo: Penny English
Along the track to Lutete river, Nyika National Park.

Ceropegia stenoloba var. schliebenii

Photo: Penny English
Along the track to Lutete river, Nyika National Park.

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Synonyms: Ceropegia chortophylla Werderm.
Ceropegia schliebenii Markgr.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Slender perennial twining herb with clear latex, growing from a tuberous root. Leaves opposite linear-lanceolate. Flowers purplish with a deep tube and long spidery lobes, spreading, not united at the tips.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: stenoloba: with narrow lobes;
schliebenii: after Hans-Joachim Eberhardt Schlieben (1902-1975), German botanist, photographer, and writer who collected in Tanzania and South Africa.
Habitat: In shallow soils over rock.
Altitude range: 2200 - 2250 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Southern Tanzania and northern Malawi
Malawi distribution: N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Content last updated: Monday 4 January 2021
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Pages 69 - 70. as Ceropegia schliebenii (Includes a picture).

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ceropegia stenoloba
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ceropegia stenoloba
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ceropegia stenoloba
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ceropegia stenoloba
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ceropegia stenoloba
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ceropegia stenoloba
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Ceropegia stenoloba
iNaturalist: Ceropegia stenoloba
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ceropegia stenoloba
JSTOR Plant Science: Ceropegia stenoloba
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ceropegia stenoloba
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ceropegia stenoloba
Plants of the World Online: Ceropegia stenoloba
Tropicos: Ceropegia stenoloba
Wikipedia: Ceropegia stenoloba


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Ceropegia stenoloba var. schliebenii.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=233280, retrieved 20 June 2021

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