Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
var. microcarpum (Kunth) Blume

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Cardiospermum halicacabum var. microcarpum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Lake Urema Floodplain Edge, Gorongosa National Park

Cardiospermum halicacabum var. microcarpum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Lake Urema Floodplain Edge, Gorongosa National Park

Cardiospermum halicacabum var. microcarpum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Lake Urema Floodplain Edge, Gorongosa National Park

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Synonyms: Cardiospermum microcarpum Kunth
Cardiospermum truncatum A. Rich.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
See Cardiospermum halicacabum var. halicacabum for a general description. This variety differs mainly in the fruits which are less than 2 cm long
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: microcarpum: with (very) small fruits.
Habitat: In riverine fringes.
Altitude range: Up to 1350 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Pantropical.
Mozambique distribution: T,MS,M
Growth form(s): Climber.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
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Content last updated: Friday 24 June 2016
Literature:

Exell, A.W. (1966). Sapindaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(2) Page 509.

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 76.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 100.

Other sources of information about Cardiospermum halicacabum var. microcarpum:

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Flora of Botswana: Cardiospermum halicacabum var. microcarpum
Flora of Caprivi: Cardiospermum halicacabum var. microcarpum
Flora of Zambia: Cardiospermum halicacabum var. microcarpum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cardiospermum halicacabum var. microcarpum

External websites:

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Cardiospermum halicacabum var. microcarpum.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=137330, retrieved 19 November 2019

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