6834.000 Cynanchum L.

SARCOSTEMMA R. Br.

Goyder, D.J. (2007) Zimbabwean Asclepiadaceae. Unpublished list.

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

Liede, S. & and 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: 7 taxa.

Cynanchum schistoglossum

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
gerrardii (Harv.) LiedeN,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. viminale N,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 Malawi: Cynanchum
Flora of Mozambique: Cynanchum
Flora of Zambia: Cynanchum

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cynanchum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cynanchum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Cynanchum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cynanchum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cynanchum

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: Genus page: Cynanchum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1144, retrieved 8 August 2020

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