Ceropegia achtenii De Wild.
subsp. achtenii

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Among grasses in various types of woodland, usually in sandy soils but rarely in shallow soils over rock.
Altitude range: 1050 - 1750 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Togo, Angola, DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia And Zimbabwe.
Mozambique distribution: N
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Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 131 - 132. (Includes a picture).

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 20.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 47.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Ceropegia achtenii subsp. achtenii
Flora of Malawi: Ceropegia achtenii subsp. achtenii
Flora of Zambia: Ceropegia achtenii subsp. achtenii
Flora of Zimbabwe: Ceropegia achtenii subsp. achtenii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ceropegia achtenii
African Plant Database: Ceropegia achtenii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ceropegia achtenii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ceropegia achtenii
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JSTOR Plant Science: Ceropegia achtenii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ceropegia achtenii
Plants of the World Online: Ceropegia achtenii
Tropicos: Ceropegia achtenii
Wikipedia: Ceropegia achtenii

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Ceropegia achtenii subsp. achtenii.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146310, retrieved 20 May 2024

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