Ceropegia distincta N.E. Br.

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Ceropegia distincta

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mazowe River, Maramba CL

Ceropegia distincta

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mazowe River, Maramba CL

Ceropegia distincta

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mazowe River, Maramba CL

Ceropegia distincta

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mazowe River, Maramba CL

Ceropegia distincta

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mazowe River, Maramba CL

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Synonyms: Ceropegia distincta N.E.Br subsp. Lugardiae N.E.Br
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Twining semi-succulent stems to 2.5 m. arising from fibrous or fleshy roots. Corolla cream with purple speckles, with a slightly swollen base, the tube curved upward at a 90 degree angle; expanded towards the mouth where the lobes are united above to form a small 5-winged knob at the end of a slender tube (not apparent in the photographed specimen).
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Worldwide distribution: Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe (subsp. lugardae); South Africa (subsp. hygarthii & subsp. verruculosa).
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Images last updated: Friday 23 August 2013
Literature:

Dyer, R.A. (1983). Ceropegia, Brachystelma and Riocreuxia in Southern Africa. Balkema


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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Ceropegia distincta
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ceropegia distincta
Ispot Southern Africa : Ceropegia distincta
JSTOR Plant Science: Ceropegia distincta
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ceropegia distincta
Tropicos: Ceropegia distincta
West African Plants database: Ceropegia distincta


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: Ceropegia distincta.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146340, retrieved 30 September 2016

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