Vincetoxicum cernuum (Decne.) Meve & Liede

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Synonyms: Astephanus arenarius Decne.
Astephanus cernuus Decne.
Astephanus ovatus Decne.
Astephanus recurvatus Klotzsch
Microstephanus cernuus (Decne.) N.E. Br.
Pleurostelma cernuum (Decne.) Bullock
Pleurostelma grevei Baill.
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Status: Native
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Habitat: On bare ground or in thickets on sand dunes and on coral rock; always near the coast.
Altitude range: 0 - 100 m
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Worldwide distribution: Coastal Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Madagascar and Mascarenes.
Mozambique distribution: N
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Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 27. as Pleurostelma cernuum

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 350 - 352. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Vincetoxicum cernuum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Vincetoxicum cernuum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Vincetoxicum cernuum
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Vincetoxicum cernuum
JSTOR Plant Science: Vincetoxicum cernuum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Vincetoxicum cernuum
Plants of the World Online: Vincetoxicum cernuum
Tropicos: Vincetoxicum cernuum
Wikipedia: Vincetoxicum cernuum

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: Vincetoxicum cernuum., retrieved 21 July 2024

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