Brachystelma nutans Bruyns

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Synonyms: Ceropegia nutans (Bruyns) Bruyns
Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: nutans: nodding.
Habitat: in shallow soils on granite rock.
Altitude range: 1500 - 2000 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Only known from Mt Namuli, Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: Z
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Bruyns, P.V. (2006). A New Species of Brachystelma (Apocynaceae) from South Tropical Africa Novon A Journal for Botanical Nomenclature 16(4) Pages 452 - 453. Protologue (Includes a picture).

Bruyns, P.V., Klak, C. & Hanáček, P. (2018). An account of Ceropegia sect. Chamaesiphon (Apocynaceae) in Moçambique with new records and two new species Phytotaxa 364(2) Pages 125 - 127. As Ceropegia nutans

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. As Ceropegia nutans

Siebert, S. & Mössmer, M. (Editors) (2002). SABONET Southern Mozambique Expedition 2001; Provisional Plant Checklist of the Maputo Elephant Reserve (MER) and Licuati Forest Reserve (LFR) SABONET News 7(1) Page 26.

Timberlake, J.R., Bayliss, J., Dowsett-Lemaire, F., Congdon, C., Branch, B., Collins, S., Curran, M., Dowsett, R,J., Fishpool, L., Francisco, J., Harris, Kopp, M. & de Sousa, C. (2012). Mt Mabu, Mozambique: Biodiversity and Conservation Report produced under the Darwin Initiative Award 15/036. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London Page 74.

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Brachystelma nutans., retrieved 18 September 2021

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