Secamone filiformis (L.f.) J.H. Ross

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Synonyms: Astephanus frutescens E. Mey.
Celastrus filiformis L.f.
Secamone frutescens Decne.
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: filiformis: filiform, thread-like
Habitat: In forest.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 500 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Swaziland and eastern South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 50.

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 27.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 270.

Goyder, D.J. (1991). Secamone (Asclepiadaceae subfam. Secamonoideae) in Africa Kew Bulletin 47(3) Pages 455 - 457.

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Page 55.

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 22.

Pooley, E. (1998). A Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Region. Natal Flora Publications Trust. Durban. Pages 552 - 553. (Includes a picture).

Siebert, S. & Mössmer, M. (Editors) (2002). SABONET Southern Mozambique Expedition 2001; Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve (MER) and Licuati Forest Reserve (LFR) SABONET News 7(1) Page 24.

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Flora of Mozambique: Secamone filiformis

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

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: Species information: Secamone filiformis., retrieved 20 May 2024

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