6834.000 Cynanchum L.

SARCOSTEMMA R. Br.

Liede, S. (1996) A revision of Cynanchum in Africa Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 83 283-345

Liede, S. & Täuber, A. (2002) Circumscription of the Genus Cynanchum (Apocynaceae-Asclepiadoideae) Systematic Botany 27(4) 789-800

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs, sometimes leafless; latex usually white. Leaves simple, opposite. Corolla fused basally. Gynostegial corona in one or two whorls. Follicles generally single. Seeds flattened, sometimes winged, with a tuft of white hairs.

Zimbabwe: 8 taxa.

Cynanchum schistoglossum

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
doleriticum Goyder[NrEnd?]E
gerrardii (Harv.) Liede subsp. gerrardii N,W,SDescription, Image
mossambicense K. Schum.N,SDescription, Image
orangeanum (Schltr.) N.E. Br.?Description
praecox S. MooreN,CDescription, Image
schistoglossum Schltr.W,?SDescription, Image
umtalense LiedeEDescription, Image
viminale (L.) L. subsp. suberosum (Meve & Liede) GoyderN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Cynanchum:

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Flora of Botswana: Cynanchum
Flora of Caprivi: Cynanchum
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Cynanchum
Flora of Malawi: Cynanchum
Flora of Mozambique: Cynanchum
Flora of Zambia: Cynanchum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cynanchum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cynanchum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cynanchum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cynanchum
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iNaturalist: Cynanchum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cynanchum
JSTOR Plant Science: Cynanchum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cynanchum
Plants of the World Online: Cynanchum
Tropicos: Cynanchum
Wikipedia: Cynanchum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Cynanchum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1144, retrieved 5 March 2024

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