Corallocarpus triangularis Cogn.

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Synonyms: Corallocarpus sphaerocarpus var. scaberrimus Cogn.
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Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herbs with annual prostrate or scandent, ridged stems up to 2 m long. Leaves palmately 3-5-lobed, more or less roughly hairy; margin almost entire to distinctly toothed or lobed. Flowers unisexual in axillary clusters, pale yellow or white. Fruit up to 13 × 9 mm in subsessile clusters of 1-6, ovoid, not or only slightly rostrate, minutely puberulous, red when ripe.
Notes: No material of this speces (at all) found in SRGH on 27 June 2007.
Derivation of specific name: triangularis: triangular
Habitat: Occurring in dry Acacia woodland and scrub.
Altitude range: (metres) 300 - 1000 m
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Worldwide distribution: Botswana, Namibia and South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: S
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Endemic status:
Red data list status: Data deficient
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Images last updated: Wednesday 22 July 2009
Literature:

Jeffrey, C. (1978). Cucurbitaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 490 - 491.

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 38.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 52.


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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: Corallocarpus triangularis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=157120, retrieved 25 April 2017

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