Brachystelma buchananii N.E. Br.

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Synonyms: Brachystelma magicum N.E. Br.
Brachystelma nauseosum De Wild.
Brachystelma shirense Schltr.
Ceropegia buchananii N.E. Br.
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Status: Native
Erect or procumbent perennial with annual stems, growing from a tuber. Leaves ovate-elliptic. Flowers terminal in a 20-30-flowered umbel. Corolla up to 25 mm in diameter, flat and wheel-shaped, blackish purple, hairless. Outer corona cup-shaped with 10 teeth; inner lobes oblong.
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Worldwide distribution: DRC, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: N,E
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African Plant Database: Brachystelma buchananii
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Brachystelma buchananii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Brachystelma buchananii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Brachystelma buchananii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Brachystelma buchananii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Brachystelma buchananii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Brachystelma buchananii
Ispot Southern Africa : Brachystelma buchananii
JSTOR Plant Science: Brachystelma buchananii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Brachystelma buchananii
Tropicos: Brachystelma buchananii
West African Plants database: Brachystelma buchananii

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: Brachystelma buchananii., retrieved 30 May 2016

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