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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mozambique to E. Cape Prov.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Swaziland

Ceropegia linearis E.Mey. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
K000305456 Unknown type material
K000305457 Unknown type material
K000305459
K000305458
Obermeyer, A.A. [30468], South Africa K000305559 Unknown type material
Drege [4947], South Africa K000305560
K000305562 Unknown type material
K000305561 Unknown type material

First published in Comm. Pl. Afr. Austr.: 194 (1838)

Accepted by

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 7(3): 1-375. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0