Ceropegia simplex (Schltr.) Bruyns

Ceropegia simplex

Diese Art wurde 1905 anhand von Material beschrieben, das im Jahr 1898 in Mozambique gesammelt worden war, die Art wurde seither nicht wiedergefunden und gilt als verschollen und als vermutlich ausgestorben. [2]

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Ceropegia simplex

This species was described in 1905 on the basis of material that had been collected in 1898 in Mozambique, the species was never found again since and is considered lost and may probably be extinct. [2]

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Referenzen / References:

[1] P. V. Bruyns; C. Klak; P. Hanáček: A revised, phylogenetically-based concept of Ceropegia (Apocynaceae). South African Journal of Botany 112: 399-436. 2017
[2] Peter V. Bruyns; Cornelia Klak; Pavel Hanáček: An Account of Ceropegia sect. Chamaesiphon (Apocynaceae) in Moçambique with new records and two new species. Phytotaxa 364(2): 111-135. 2018

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Depiction from: J.-P. Lebrun; A. L. Stork & J. Wüest: Notes sur deux Brachystelma (Asclepiadaceae) d’Afrique tropicale. Bulletin du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle Section B, Adansonia, botanique, phytochimie 11: 71-77. 1989

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edited: 08.11.2018

One thought on “Ceropegia simplex (Schltr.) Bruyns

  1. Bruyns in his account of Ceropegia sect. Chamaesiphon in Mozambique, which is cited in this note on Ceropegia simplex, lists some of his recent collections of this species from Mozambique so it is far from extinct, just inconspicuous and missed by most collectors.

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