Ceropegia pygmaea Schinz

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Synonyms: Brachystelma gymnopodum (Schltr.) Bruyns
Ceropegia gymnopoda Schltr.
Ceropegia pumila N.E. Br.
Ceropegia pygmaea Schinz var. pumila (N.E. Br.) H. Huber
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Frequency: Rare
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In loamy sandy soils under shrubs.
Altitude range: (metres) 1200 - 1500 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: C
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Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 168 - 169.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 25. as Brachystelma gymnopodum

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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 pygmaea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=168140, retrieved 9 December 2023

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