Ceropegia haygarthii Schltr.

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Synonyms: Ceropegia distincta N.E. Br. subsp. haygarthii (Schltr.) H. Huber
Ceropegia tristis Hutchinson
Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Description:
Climber with branched, fleshy, hairless, twining stems up to 10 meters long. Leaves more or less fleshy, ovate-lanceolate, 8–60 mm long, cordate at the base, hairless on both surfaces; petiole 3–8 mm long. Inflorescence extra-axillary, pedunculate, hairless. Pedicel 10–20 mm long, hairless. Sepals narrowly lanceolate, 4–10 mm long, hairless, somewhat keeled. Corolla 30–70 mm long, bent at right angles above basal inflation; basal chamber slightly enlarged, c.4.5 mm wide, limb funnel-shaped, 4.5–6 mm wide, widening to 10–22 mm at mouth; pink or yellowish outside with darker blotches except at base, hairless, inside with long hairs in mouth and in basal chamber; lobes triangular 10–30 mm long, apices abruptly connivent into linear column with subglobose tip, whitish or pale green with fine reticulate reddish lines, hairless; column dark, hairless, 5–15 mm long, sometimes absent, terminal head 5–6 mm wide, dark purple with prominently ciliate margins. Follicles strongly falcate, 12–14 cm long, recurved at the tips.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: haygarthii: after Walter Jacques Haygarth (1863-1950), engineer, draughtsman and plant collector who worked with John Medley Wood.
Habitat:
Altitude range: Up to 100 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Southern Mozambique and South Africa.
Mozambique distribution: M
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Literature:

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 108 - 109. (Includes a picture).

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Ceropegia haygarthii.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=233790, retrieved 13 August 2022

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