African Plant Database


Sphaerocodon melananthus N.E. Br.
Family : APOCYNACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 4(1.3): 412 (1903)
Information on the genus : Sphaerocodon
 
 
Status
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Vincetoxicum caffrum (Meisn.) Kuntze
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Vincetoxicum caffrum (Meisn.) Kuntze
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Gymnema melananthum (N.E. Br.) K. Schum. ex Schltr.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sphaerocodon caffrum (Meisn.) Schltr.
=Tylophora caffra Meisn.
=Vincetoxicum caffrum (Meisn.) Kuntze (2018)
=Sphaerocodon angolensis S. Moore (1909)
=Sphaerocodon obtusifolium Benth. (1876)
=Sphaerocodon natalense Benth. (1876)
=Gongronema welwitschii K. Schum.
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb - Ht 0.1 - 0.25 m. Alt: +/- 1200 m. Distribution: NAM

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1997). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Gamopétales: Ericaceae à Lamiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 131
  • Bryns, P.V. (2014). The Apocynaceae of Namibia. Strelitzia 34: 67
 
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Map
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