Stictocardia beraviensis (Vatke) Hallier f.

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Stictocardia beraviensis

Photo: Petra Ballings
Moth Landing Site, Lake Chivero

Stictocardia beraviensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Moth Landing Site, Lake Chivero

Stictocardia beraviensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Moth Landing Site, Lake Chivero

Stictocardia beraviensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Moth Landing Site, Lake Chivero

Stictocardia beraviensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Moth Landing Site, Lake Chivero

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Synonyms: Argyreia bagshawei Rendle
Ipomoea beraviensis Vatke
Common names: Mile-a-minute plant (English)
Description: Woody climber, ascending to many metres high in trees. Leaves: petiole up to 17 cm; lamina large, up to 16 × 14 cm, broadly ovate; apex mucronate; base truncate or cordate, grey beneath. Peduncle short, up to 1 cm long. Sepals elliptic to subcircular. Corolla 4-4.5 cm long, bright crimson with base of tube orange-yellow. Capsule spherical, up to 2 cm in diameter.
Notes: Commonly cultivated e.g. in Harare gardens and sometimes persisting as a relic of cultivation. Not known to ever become naturalised in Zimbabwe.
Derivation of specific name: beraviensis: after Beravi in Madagascar
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Worldwide distribution: From Ethiopia to West Africa and Madagascar.
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Image last updated: Sunday 27 December 2009
Literature:

Gonçalves, M.L. (1987). Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(1) Page 49.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Stictocardia beraviensis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=166750, retrieved 25 October 2020

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