Anredera cordifolia (Ten.) Steenis

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Anredera cordifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along roadside on hill behind La Rochelle Hotel

Anredera cordifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along roadside on hill behind La Rochelle Hotel

Anredera cordifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along roadside on hill behind La Rochelle Hotel

Anredera cordifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along roadside on hill behind La Rochelle Hotel

Anredera cordifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along roadside on hill behind La Rochelle Hotel

Anredera cordifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along roadside on hill behind La Rochelle Hotel

Anredera cordifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along roadside on hill behind La Rochelle Hotel

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Synonyms: Boussingaultia baselloides Kunth
Boussingaultia cordifolia Ten.
Common names: Madeira vine (English) Mignonette vine (English)
Frequency:
Status: Introduced as a cultivated plant and sometimes escaping
Description:
Twining herb with underground tubers. Stems long, much-branched, producing numerous air tubers (bulbils) in the leaf axils. Leaves thick, fleshy, ovate to lanceolate; base cordate. Racemes to 30 cm long with numerous pedicellate flowers. Perianth segments 2.5-3 mm, white, subtended by 2 bracteoles. Fruits apparently never produced, reproduction taking place vegetatively via the bulbils.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: cordifolia: with cordate (heart-shaped) leaves
Habitat: Disturbed woodland
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Paraguay to southern Brazil and northern Argentina.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s): Climber, liane.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Literature:

Biegel, H.M. (1977). Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. Research Report No. 3. Page 23.

Press, J.R. & Short, M.J. (eds) (1994). Flora of Madeira. HMSO, London Page 83.

Walters, S.M. et al. (eds) (1989). The European Garden Flora. Vol. III. Dicotyledons (Part I). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge Page 176.


Other sources of information about Anredera cordifolia:

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Flora of Zambia: Anredera cordifolia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Anredera cordifolia

External websites:

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


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: Anredera cordifolia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=166080, retrieved 21 March 2019

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