Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
var. microcarpum (Kunth) Blume

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Cardiospermum halicacabum var. microcarpum

Photo: Bart Wursten
By rd from Tuli to Hwali River bridge

Cardiospermum halicacabum var. microcarpum

Photo: Bart Wursten
By rd from Tuli to Hwali River bridge

Cardiospermum halicacabum var. microcarpum

Photo: Bart Wursten
By rd from Tuli to Hwali River bridge

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Synonyms: Cardiospermum microcarpum Kunth
Cardiospermum truncatum A. Rich.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
See Cardiospermum halicacabum var. halicacabum for a general description. This variety differs mainly in the fruits which are less than 2 cm long
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: microcarpum: with (very) small fruits.
Habitat:
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1350 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Pantropical.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,E,S
Growth form(s): Climber.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
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Images last updated: Sunday 1 February 2009
Literature:

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 100.


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Flora of Botswana: Cardiospermum halicacabum var. microcarpum
Flora of Mozambique: Cardiospermum halicacabum var. microcarpum
Flora of Zambia: Cardiospermum halicacabum var. microcarpum

External websites:

African Plant Database: Cardiospermum halicacabum
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Cardiospermum halicacabum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cardiospermum halicacabum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cardiospermum halicacabum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cardiospermum halicacabum
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Cardiospermum halicacabum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cardiospermum halicacabum
Ispot Southern Africa : Cardiospermum halicacabum
JSTOR Plant Science: Cardiospermum halicacabum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cardiospermum halicacabum
Tropicos: Cardiospermum halicacabum
West African Plants database: Cardiospermum halicacabum


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Cardiospermum halicacabum var. microcarpum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=137330, retrieved 27 August 2016

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