Corallocarpus wildii C. Jeffrey

Selected images: Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images (2)

Corallocarpus wildii

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

Corallocarpus wildii

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

Detailed records: Display species records QDS maps by: Google Maps Point records by Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

Synonyms:
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herbs with annual prostrate or scandent, glabrous stems. Leaves usually deeply palmately 3-5-lobed, slightly rough on both surfaces, cordate at the base; margin with small teeth. Flowers in axillary clusters; male flowers on a long pedicel; female flowers sessile, cream to greenish-yellow. Fruit distinctly pedicellate, 14-28 mm long, conspicuously rostrate, glabrous, bright red when ripe except for the greenish apex.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: wildii: after Professor Hiram Wild (1917-1982), former Head of the National Herbarium (SRGH), taxonomist and avid collector.
Habitat: Occurring in Brachystegia and Mopane woodland.
Altitude range: (metres) 750 - 1350 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species
Images last updated: Wednesday 22 July 2009
Literature:

Jeffrey, C. (1978). Cucurbitaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Page 490.

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


Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Other sources of information about Corallocarpus wildii:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Corallocarpus wildii
Flora of Zambia: Corallocarpus wildii

External websites:

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


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: Corallocarpus wildii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=157130, retrieved 29 August 2016

Site software last modified: 2 July 2016 1:03pm (GMT +2)
Terms of use