Neoschumannia cardinea (S. Moore) Meve

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Neoschumannia cardinea

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SRGH

Neoschumannia cardinea

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

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Synonyms: Swynnertonia cardinea S. Moore
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Robust climber, occurring in evergreen forest. Stems green, hairless with a clear sap. Leaves opposite, ovate, up to c. 12 cm long, hairless. Flowers maroon and green in few-flowered axillary clusters.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: cardinea: with a red colour, probably referrring to the maroon flowers.
Habitat: In evergreen forest
Altitude range: (metres) 1000 - 1150 m
Flowering time:Nov
Worldwide distribution: In Zimbabwe it is only known from the Chirinda Forest. It has also been recorded from Tanzania.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status: Data deficient
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Images last updated: Thursday 6 August 2009
Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 271. As Swynnertonia cardinea

Mapaura, A. (2002). Endemic Plant Species of Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(1) Page 133.


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External websites:

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


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: Neoschumannia cardinea.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=147120, retrieved 26 June 2016

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