Huernia erectiloba L.C.Leach & Lavranos

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Synonyms: Ceropegia erectiloba (L.C.Leach & Lavranos) Bruyns
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: erectiloba: with erect lobes
Habitat: In mats of shallow peaty soil on granite domes, together with Xerophyta, Coloechloa and Myrothamnus.
Altitude range: 200 - 1200 m
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Worldwide distribution: Northern Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: N,Z
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Bruyns, P.V. (2005). Stapeliads of Southern Africa and Madagascar Volume I Umdaus Press, Hatfield, South Africa Pages 183 - 185. (Includes a picture).

Darbyshire, I., Timberlake, J., Osborne, J., Rokni, S., Matimele, H., Langa. C., Datizua, C., de Sousa, C., Alves, T., Massingue, A., Hadj-Hammou, J., Dhanda, S., Shah, T., Wursten, B. (2019). The endemic plants of Mozambique: diversity and conservation status Phytotaxa 136 Page 80.

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 205 - 207.

Leach, L.C. & Lavranos, J.J. (1963). A new species of Huernia from Mozambique Kirkia 3 Pages 38 - 40. (Includes a picture).

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Huernia erectiloba., retrieved 4 June 2023

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