Cynanchum umtalense Liede

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Cynanchum umtalense

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

Cynanchum umtalense

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

Cynanchum umtalense

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

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Synonyms: Cynanchum sp. no. 1 (Goldsmith 1/62)
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Status: Native
Description:
Perennial climbing herb with milky sap. Leaves opposite, ovate, truncate at the base; apex with a long mucronate tip. Flowers in few-flowered axillary pseudo-umbels, reddish with a white corona.
Notes: Note: This species was newly described by Liede (1996) in in Annuals of Missouri Botanic Garden Vol. 83 page 283-345. Specimens at SRGH are still under Cynanchum sp. no 1.
Derivation of specific name: umtalense: of Umtali (old name for the city of Mutare in Eastern Zimbabwe).
Habitat: Occurring in montane evergreen forest.
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
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African Plant Database: Cynanchum umtalense
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Cynanchum umtalense
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cynanchum umtalense
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cynanchum umtalense
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cynanchum umtalense
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Cynanchum umtalense
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cynanchum umtalense
Ispot Southern Africa : Cynanchum umtalense
JSTOR Plant Science: Cynanchum umtalense
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cynanchum umtalense
Tropicos: Cynanchum umtalense
West African Plants database: Cynanchum umtalense


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: Cynanchum umtalense.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146010, retrieved 30 May 2016

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