Ceropegia discoidea (R.A. Dyer) Bruyns

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Synonyms: Brachystelma discoideum R.A. Dyer
Common names:
Frequency: Scarce
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: discoidea: disc-like
Habitat: Among trees and shrubs on Kalahari sand.
Altitude range: (metres) 1200 m (approx)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: W,E?
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
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Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 171.

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 170 - 171.

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 20.

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Ceropegia discoidea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146180, retrieved 30 November 2023

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