Huernia procumbens (R.A. Dyer) L.C. Leach

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Huernia procumbens

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Huernia procumbens

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Huernia procumbens

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Huernia procumbens

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Huernia procumbens

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Status: Native
Description:
Succulent perennial with procumbent, trailing stems.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: procumbens: with stems lying along the ground; procumbent
Habitat: In dry rocky woodland often dominated by Androstachys johnstonii.
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Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe, South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: S
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Endemic status:
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Images last updated: Saturday 22 January 2011
Literature:

Bruyns, P.V. (2005). Stapeliads of Southern Africa and Madagascar Volume I Umdaus Press, Hatfield, South Africa Pages 142 - 143. (Includes a picture).

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 14. SABONET. Pretoria. Page 171.

Leach, L.C. (1988). A Revision of Huernia R.Br. (Asclepiadaceae) Excelsa Taxonomic Series No. 4 Aloe, Cactus and Succulent Society of Zimbabwe Pages 151 - 152. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 21.


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Huernia procumbens
African Plant Database: Huernia procumbens
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Huernia procumbens
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Huernia procumbens
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Huernia procumbens
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Huernia procumbens
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Huernia procumbens
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Huernia procumbens
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Huernia procumbens
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Huernia procumbens
Ispot Southern Africa: Huernia procumbens
JSTOR Plant Science: Huernia procumbens
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Huernia procumbens
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Huernia procumbens
The Plant List (version 1.1): Huernia procumbens
Tropicos: Huernia procumbens


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Huernia procumbens.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146860, retrieved 28 May 2017

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