Ceropegia metziana

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Ceropegia metziana


Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Asclepiadoideae
Tribus: Ceropegieae
Subtribus: Stapeliinae
Genus: Ceropegia
Species: Ceropegia metziana



Ceropegia metziana Miq., 1852


  • Heterotypic
    • Ceropegia gracilis Bedd. in Madras J. Lit. Sci., ser. 3, 1: 53 (1864)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Indian subcontinent

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Miquel, F.A.W., 1822. Nieuwe Verh. Eerste Kl. Kon. Ned. Inst. Wetensch. Amsterdam ser. 3, 5: 11

Additional references

  • Kambale, S.S. & Yadav, S.R. (2019). Taxonomic revision of Ceropegia (Apocynaceae: Ceropegieae) in India. Rheedea 29: 1-115.

Vernacular names

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