African Plant Database

Tylophora caffra Meisn.
Information on the genus : Tylophora
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
 Sphaerocodon caffrum (Meisn.) Schltr.
 Vincetoxicum caffrum (Meisn.) Kuntze (2018)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Gymnema melananthum (N.E. Br.) K. Schum. ex Schltr.
=Sphaerocodon melananthus N.E. Br. (1903)
=Sphaerocodon angolensis S. Moore (1909)
=Sphaerocodon obtusifolium Benth. (1876)
=Sphaerocodon natalense Benth. (1876)
=Gongronema welwitschii K. Schum.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

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:
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Record n°72487 modified 2018-01-15
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