Cryptolepis cryptolepioides (Schltr.) Bullock

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Cryptolepis cryptolepioides

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Domboshawa

Cryptolepis cryptolepioides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Domboshawa

Cryptolepis cryptolepioides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Domboshawa

Cryptolepis cryptolepioides

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Lake Kyle Recreational Park

Cryptolepis cryptolepioides

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Lake Kyle Recreational Park

Cryptolepis cryptolepioides

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Nyahokwe Hill, Nyanga

Cryptolepis cryptolepioides

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Nyahokwe Hill, Nyanga

Cryptolepis cryptolepioides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nyahokwe Hill, Nyanga

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Synonyms: Cryptolepis transvaalensis Schltr.
Ectadiopsis cryptolepioides Schltr.
Common names:
Frequency: Locally common
Status: Native
Description:
A twining climber. The leaves are highly variable from broadly ovate to narrowly lanceolate, often on the same plant. Fruit consisting of a pair of follicles.
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Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In rocky places.
Altitude range: (metres)
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,E,S
Growth form(s): Climber, shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Sunday 1 September 2013
Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 270.


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


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: Cryptolepis cryptolepioides.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=145290, retrieved 26 June 2016

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