Cynanchum oresbium (Bruyns) Goyder

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Synonyms: Sarcostemma oresbium Bruyns
Common names:
Frequency: Locally common
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In shallow soils on granite rock faces and domes.
Altitude range: 700 - 1000 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Only known from northern Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: N
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Bruyns, P.V. (2003). Three New Succulent Species of Apocynaceae (Asclepiadoideae) from Southern Africa Kew Bulletin 58(2) Pages 433 - 435. Protologue as Sarcostemma oresbium (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. (2008). Nomenclatural changes resulting from the transfer of tropical African Sarcostemma to Cynanchum (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) Kew Bulletin 63 Page 471.

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Page 343.

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

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: Cynanchum oresbium., retrieved 3 October 2023

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