Stapelia unicornis C.H. Luckh.

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Synonyms: Ceropegia unicornis (C.A. Luckh.) Bruyns
Gonostemon unicornis (C.A. Luckh.) P.V. Heath
Common names:
Frequency: Very local.
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In shallow soils on ledges and rocky outcrops
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Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: southern Mozambique, Eswatini and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Mozambique distribution: M
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Pages 118 - 119. (Includes a picture).

Bruyns, P.V. (2005). Stapeliads of Southern Africa and Madagascar Volume II Umdaus Press, Hatfield, South Africa Pages 475 - 476. (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 194 - 195.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Stapelia unicornis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Stapelia unicornis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Stapelia unicornis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Stapelia unicornis
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iNaturalist: Stapelia unicornis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Stapelia unicornis
JSTOR Plant Science: Stapelia unicornis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Stapelia unicornis
Plants of the World Online: Stapelia unicornis
Tropicos: Stapelia unicornis
Wikipedia: Stapelia unicornis

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: Stapelia unicornis., retrieved 17 June 2024

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