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This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical & S. Africa.

[FTEA]

Apocynaceae (part 2), David Goyder, Timothy Harris, Siro Masinde, Ulrich Meve, Johan Venter. Flora of Tropical East Africa, 2012

Morphology General Habit
Small slender twiner from a subglobose tuber.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves fleshy, heart-shaped, less that 2 cm in length,
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers slender, to 2.5 cm long, whitish except for the green or purple lobes.
Note
Native of southern Africa.

Native to:

Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Bismarck Archipelago, Society Is.

Ceropegia linearis subsp. woodii (Schltr.) H.Huber appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Bruyns, P. [2167], South Africa 49187.000
Bruyns, P. [2180], South Africa 49197.000
Bruyns, P. [2363], South Africa 49209.000
Ceropegia hastata 3971.000
Ceropegia hastata 5308.000
Ceropegia woodii 11369.000
South Africa Ceropegia woodii 27513.000
Bullock, A.A. Ceropegia woodii 3986.000
Ceropegia woodii 3987.000
Ceropegia woodii 5318.000
Ceropegia woodii 5319.000
Paterson, T.V. [s.n.], South Africa Ceropegia woodii K000305564 Unknown type material
Ceropegia woodii K000305568
Ceropegia woodii K000305567 Unknown type material
Ceropegia woodii K000305566 Unknown type material
Paterson, T.V. [s.n.], South Africa Ceropegia woodii K000305569 Unknown type material
Wood, J.M. [1317], South Africa Ceropegia woodii K000305570 Unknown type material
Ceropegia woodii K000305572
Wood, J.M. [s.n.], South Africa Ceropegia woodii K000305571
Repton, Y.E. [35942], South Africa Ceropegia leptocarpa 6703.000
Bally, P.R.O. [S 48], Kenya Ceropegia euryacme 27508.000
Archer, P.G. [H4/1960/1], Kenya Ceropegia euryacme 29854.000
Archer, P., Kenya Ceropegia euryacme 30948.000
Archer, P.G. [Bally B12388], Kenya Ceropegia euryacme 58544.000
unknown [5426] Ceropegia euryacme 58551.000
Drummond, R.B. [2159], Tanzania Ceropegia euryacme 6715.000

First published in Mem. Soc. Brot. 12: 118 (1957)

Accepted by

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Ceropegia woodii.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hancock, I.R. & Henderson, C.P. (1988). Flora of the Solomon Islands Research Bulletin Dodo Creek Research Station 7: 1-203.

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