Adenia repanda (Burch.) Engl.

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Synonyms: Jaeggia repanda Schinz
Modecca repanda (Burch.) Druce
Paschanthus jaeggii Schinz
Paschanthus repandus Burch.
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Status: Native
Description:
Suberect herb or woody climber, growing from a tuberous rootstock. Stems annual or perennial, 0.2-2 m long, greyish-purple; tendrils axillary and sometimes on the inflorescences, simple, up to 5 cm long. Leaf-lamina obovate to linear, up to 15 × 5 cm, grey-green; margin entire or irregularly repand to lobed; petiole short with 2 glands at the base of the lamina. Flowers axillary, unisexual. Male clusters 1-5-flowered, female clusters 1-3-flowered. Capsule subspherical, up to 3 × 2.5 cm, with a smooth leathery surface.
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Habitat: Occurring in woodland, open places, river beds and among rocks on Kalahari sand
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: N,S
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Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 262.

Fernandes, R. & A. (1978). Passifloraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 406 - 407.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 66.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 91.


Other sources of information about Adenia repanda:

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Flora of Botswana: Adenia repanda
Flora of Zambia: Adenia repanda

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Adenia repanda
African Plant Database: Adenia repanda
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Adenia repanda
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Adenia repanda
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Adenia repanda
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Adenia repanda
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Adenia repanda
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Adenia repanda
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Adenia repanda
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Adenia repanda
Ispot Southern Africa: Adenia repanda
JSTOR Plant Science: Adenia repanda
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Adenia repanda
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Adenia repanda
The Plant List (version 1.1): Adenia repanda
Tropicos: Adenia repanda


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Adenia repanda.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=141100, retrieved 24 July 2019

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