Ceropegia africana subsp. africana

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Ceropegia africana subsp. africana


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 africana
Subspecies: C. a. subsp. africana


Ceropegia africana R.Br. subsp. africana autonym


  • Heterotypic
    • Ceropegia wightii Graham in Bot. Mag. 60: t. 3267 (1833)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal

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


Primary references[edit]

Brown, R., 1822. Bot. Reg. 8: t. 626

Additional references[edit]

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.


Vernacular names[edit]

العربية: غشوة أفريقية