Striphnopteryx edulis - Edible monkey

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Striphnopteryx edulis
Striphnopteryx edulis

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Species details:

Note: Though both scientific and English names claim the species should be edible, this is definitely not recommended
Distribution: Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South Africa as far as Eastern Cape
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
BoraginaceaeCordia (Food plant)
Related plant species:
BignoniaceaeTecomaria capensis subsp. capensis (Food plant)

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Striphnopteryx edulis ., retrieved 21 March 2018

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