African Plant Database

Cardiospermum grandiflorum Sw.
Protologue : Prodr. (Swartz) 64 (1788) 
Information on the genus : Cardiospermum
Status for NA : accepted (weed)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cardiospermum grandiflorum f. hirsutum (Willd.) Radlk.
=Cardiospermum grandiflorum var. hirsutum (Willd.) Hiern
=Cardiospermum hirsutum Willd. (1800)
=Cardiospermum grandiflorum var. elegans (Kunth) Hiern
=Cardiospermum grandiflorum f. elegans (Kunth) Radlk.
=Cardiospermum elegans Kunth (1821)
=*Cardiospermum grandiflorum f. genuinum Radlk.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Climber- Ht 0.3 - 8 m. Alt 155 - 1630 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, GA, KN, LP, MP, WC, SWZ

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 :
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 80 (1949).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 195 (2008).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°90849 modified 2009-05-19
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