Ceropegia aloicola M.G.Gilbert

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Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Notes: Closely related to Ceropegia haygarthii but distinguished by its trailing non twining habit and the very short terminal dark cylindrical beak c.2.5 mm long.
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from Southern Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: M
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Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Vulnerable
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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) Page 110. Protologue (Includes a picture).

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

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: Ceropegia aloicola .
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=232880, retrieved 1 June 2023

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