6740.000 Cryptolepis R. Br.

ECTADIOPSIS Benth.

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020) Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(3)

Description of the genus

Shrubs or lianes. Leaves opposite. Flowers in axillary or terminal cymes, rarely ± solitary. Corolla lobed to more than halfway but with a distinct campanulate tube. Corona consisting of 5 fleshy lobes, inserted at about the middle of the corolla tube, above the base of the stamens. Follicles smooth. Seeds linear or oblong, concave and with a single rib on each face, with an apical tuft of hairs.

Worldwide: c. 26 species in the Old World tropics

Mozambique: 7 taxa.

Cryptolepis oblongifolia

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
apiculata K. Schum.MS
capensis Schltr.?MDescription, Image
cryptolepioides (Schltr.) BullockNDescription, Image
delagoensis Schltr.M
hypoglauca K. Schum.N
oblongifolia Schltr.N,Z,T,MSDescription, Image
obtusa N.E. Br.N,Z,T,MS,GI,MDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Cryptolepis:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Cryptolepis
Flora of Caprivi: Cryptolepis
Flora of Malawi: Cryptolepis
Flora of Zambia: Cryptolepis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cryptolepis

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cryptolepis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cryptolepis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Cryptolepis
Wikipedia: Cryptolepis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cryptolepis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cryptolepis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Cryptolepis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1126, retrieved 12 June 2021

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