Ceropegia filipendula K.Schum.

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Ceropegia filipendula

Photo: Mike Bingham
Kabompo District, Lusongwa. flower at anthesis (fully open),

Ceropegia filipendula

Photo: Mike Bingham
Lusaka SE, Leopards Hill Road.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Annual stem, erect to 50 cm with flowers borne singly in the upper leaf axils.
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Habitat: Miombo woodland.
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Angola and southern DRC.
Mozambique distribution:
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Bolnick, D. (2007). A Guide to the Common Wild Flowers of Zambia and Neighbouring Regions Revised Edition. WECS, Lusaka, Zambia

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 70.

Malaisse, F. (1984). Recherches sur les Asclepiadaceae du Shaba (Zaire). I. Nouvelles Observations sur le genre Ceropegia L. Bulletin du Jardin botanique national de Belgique / Bulletin van de National Plantentuin van Belgiƫ, 54(1/2) Pages 218 - 219. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Ceropegia filipendula
Flora of Zambia: Ceropegia filipendula

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Ceropegia filipendula.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=214170, retrieved 24 May 2022

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