Ceropegia vincifolia

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Ceropegia vincifolia
Ceropegia vincifolia


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 vincifolia



Ceropegia vincifolia Hook., 1839


  • Homotypic
    • Ceropegia hirsuta var. vincifolia (Hook.) Hook.f. in Fl. Brit. India 4: 72 (1883)
  • Heterotypic
    • Ceropegia oculata var. subhirsuta H.Huber in Mem. Soc. Brot. 12: 65 (1957)
    • Ceropegia polyantha Blatt. & McCann in J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 34: 936 (1931)
    • Ceropegia stocksii Hook.f. in Fl. Brit. India 4: 74 (1883)


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

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



Primary references

  • Hooker, W.J. 1839-1840. Curtis’s botanical magazine, comprising the plants of the Royal Gardens of Kew, and of other botanical establishments in Great Britain; with suitable descriptions. Vol. LXVI [= Vol. XIII of the second series.] pp. 3711–3794. Lovell Reeve, London. BHL Reference page. : 66: t. 3740

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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