African Plant Database

Cryptolepis oblongifolia (Meisn.) Schltr.
Protologue : J. Bot. 34: 315 (1896)
Information on the genus : Cryptolepis
Basionym : Ectadium oblongifolium Meisn.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ectadiopsis oblongifolia (Meisn.) Schltr.
 Ectadium oblongifolium Meisn.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cryptolepis acutifolia (Sond.) N.E. Br.
=Ectadiopsis acutifolia (Sond.) K. Schum.
=Secamone acutifolia Sond. (1850)
=Cryptolepis nigritana (Benth.) N.E. Br.
=Ectadiopsis nigritana Benth. (1876)
=Ectadiopsis nigritana var. congesta K. Schum.
=Cryptolepis welwitschii (Baill.) Schltr.
=Ectadiopsis welwitschii Baill. (1889)
=Ectadiopsis lanceolata Baill. (1889)
=Ectadiopsis myrtifolia Baill.
=Cryptolepis myrtifolia (Baill.) Schltr.
=Cryptolepis scandens (K. Schum.) Schltr.
=Ectadiopsis scandens K. Schum. (1895)
=Ectadiopsis buettneri K. Schum. (1895)
=Cryptolepis suffruticosa (K. Schum.) N.E. Br.
=Ectadiopsis suffruticosa K. Schum. (1900)
=Ectadiopsis ruspolii Chiov.
=Cryptolepis brazzaei Baill. (1889)
=Cryptolepis sizenandii Rolfe (1893)
=Cryptolepis welwitschii var. luteola Hiern
=Cryptolepis elliotii Schltr. (1895)
=Cryptolepis angolensis Welw. ex Hiern (1898)
=Cryptolepis hensii N.E. Br. (1904)
=Cryptolepis baumii N.E. Br. (1904)
=Cryptolepis debeerstii De Wild. (1904)
=Cryptolepis linearis N.E. Br. (1908)
=Cryptolepis buxifolia Chiov. (1935)
=Cryptolepis arenicola Dinter
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Shrub, Scrambler - Ht 0.2 - 2 m. Alt: 50 - 1800 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:144 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 10: 279-282 (1955) [1956]
  • Bryns, P.V. (2014). The Apocynaceae of Namibia. Strelitzia 34: 21
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