Brachystelma sp. nov. 2 (as Ceropegia gracilidens)

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Synonyms: Ceropegia gracilidens Bruyns
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Status: Native
Notes: This species was described in 2018 by Peter Bruyns (2018) as Ceropegia gracilidens following the new treatment of Ceropegia as a very broadly defined genus including the taxa previously placed in Brachystelma and all the genera in Stapeliae. As this concept has so far not been widely accepted we would still place this new taxon under Brachystelma as the valid genus name but no such name has formally been published.
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from northern Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: N
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Endemic status: Endemic
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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 113 - 116. Protologue as Ceropegia gracilidens (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Brachystelma sp. nov. 2
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Brachystelma sp. nov. 2
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Brachystelma sp. nov. 2
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Brachystelma sp. nov. 2
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Brachystelma sp. nov. 2
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Brachystelma sp. nov. 2
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Brachystelma sp. nov. 2
JSTOR Plant Science: Brachystelma sp. nov. 2
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Brachystelma sp. nov. 2
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Brachystelma sp. nov. 2
Plants of the World Online: Brachystelma sp. nov. 2
The Plant List (version 1.1): Brachystelma sp. nov. 2
Tropicos: Brachystelma sp. nov. 2
Wikipedia: Brachystelma sp. nov. 2

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Brachystelma sp. nov. 2., retrieved 10 August 2020

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