African Plant Database

Ctenolepis cerasiformis (Stocks) Hook. f.
Information on the genus : Ctenolepis
Basionym : Zehneria cerasiformis Stocks
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Zehneria cerasiformis Stocks
 Blastania cerasiformis (Stocks) A. Meeuse
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Blastania fimbristipula Kotschy & Peyr. (1867)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Slender climber with simple tendrils; stems rarely becoming woody and developing a thin papery bark.
Ecology : Lake and river margins in woodland and wooded grassland; clay; sandy-muddy soil; sometimes in shade; 0-1100 m alt. S. Africa (Transvaal), Botswana; Arabia, Pakistan, India. Much resembling Dactyliandra welwitschii.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Climber- Ht 0.5 - 1 m. Alt: 210 - 420 m. Distribution: BOT, LP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1978). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 4: 460-462
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:196 (2012)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 25893
Record n°25893
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