Ceropegia racemosa N.E. Br.
subsp. glabra H. Huber

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Common names:
Frequency: Rare
Status: Native
Stems glabrous; leaves widest below the middle; peduncle 19-35 mm long; inflorescence raceme-like with a distinct rhachis with flowers at two or more nodes.
Notes: See subsp. secamonoides for comparison.
Derivation of specific name: racemose: raceme-like;
glabra: glabrous or hairless, referring to the stems in this subsp.
Habitat: In evergreen thickets, usually amongst rocks.
Altitude range: 1450 - 1650 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Mostly Madagascar but also in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Malawi distribution: S
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Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 117 - 119.

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 racemosa subsp. racemosa

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Flora of Mozambique: Ceropegia racemosa subsp. glabra
Flora of Zimbabwe: Ceropegia racemosa subsp. glabra

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

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: Ceropegia racemosa subsp. glabra.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=234660, retrieved 11 December 2023

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