Corallocarpus triangularis Cogn.

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Synonyms: Corallocarpus sphaerocarpus var. scaberrimus Cogn.
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Status: Native
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

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

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., retrieved 23 February 2017

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